With Dreams

"With Dreams" - Recorded 3/16/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them On a run… a jog… a walk…(More the latter than I care to admit)Through the East Side,Saint Paul, Minnesota. I seeRusted-out autos from garage to sidewalk;Their humble, hollow half-life draws my attention fromThe Earth,The Sky,And everything else that lies between,If only … Continue reading With Dreams

Poetry Reading – “Seeds in Fertile Soil”

Originally published April 3, 2018, this piece was an examination of the cycles of life expressed through an exercise in alliteration. "Seeds in Fertile Soil" - Recorded 2/20/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is below for reference, and can be found in its entirety at https://objectsanddistance.com/2018/04/03/seeds-in-fertile-soil/ Let the … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Seeds in Fertile Soil”

Turn and Toil

"Turn and Toil" - Recorded 2/3/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Torn open nowHearts apartFresh spring soilRend as with plow Meant to sowFull green endowFrom which to reapIntent to grow From low to highBright sun it roseSink then belowLive life to die Late nights in JuneSun to skyLight of dayDim too soon Once bright and fullNow halo hollowStill hallowed moonEven dark and dull Start to new endDynamic range pullAs to changeSeason and friend Weeds grew tallSeeds to leavesWithered deadTurn to fall Drop belowRot to callDecay to feedLearn to know Pain to … Continue reading Turn and Toil

The Flowers in Her Hair

For Merve. "The Flowers in Her Hair" - Recorded 1/26/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The flowers in her hairGreenLike the Earth when it is healthyA music that can only be felt and never heardA memoryDistant, yet distinctAmong all thingsVapor cloud fallenNowMystic 2 riseBlueClouds 2 gather nowNo stormStill windCalm, sereneFire 4CleansingAshen … Continue reading The Flowers in Her Hair

These Beating Hearts, For Now Apart

"These Beating Hearts, For Now Apart" - Recorded 1/11/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them You and I,In stride,Same earth, different sides.Foot down, same time.Hands up, same sky. Eager to love, ready to start,These beating hearts, for now apart…Why am I not where you are?Why must we wait, why are you so … Continue reading These Beating Hearts, For Now Apart

Flowers in the Snow

For you; yes, you. For us. For what comes next. "Flowers in the Snow" - Recorded 1/10/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Broke crust; boot to Earth.In winter's step, new to grow.Descend to(o), sanctum deep.Observe: bones,Picked clean, long ago.Mid-day, sun gleam.Bright light, dark though. Bow now.Lit, torch.Cast toWhite glow. New ground.New … Continue reading Flowers in the Snow