Published February 21, 2018, this is an ode to space, to perspective, to intent. I can remember every moment from when I thought of and wrote this, where I was and what was looking at, my perspective, my hopes, my dreams, my emotions... all of it. I am not sure why this particular piece encapsulated … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “The Space I Occupy”
This piece, originally published February 20, 2018, was written and published the day after I met one of the most important and incredibly special people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. What started as a chance encounter with one very nervous, yet enthusiastic, girl in the conservatory during a music concert quickly became … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “All That You Are Sure to Be”
"Oh, Window Pane!" - Recorded 1/7/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Oh, Window Pane!My God, my only hope!I would break you from your tether that I might make all my own the trees and the birds which you have captured just for me!In jars and vials, shadow boxes felted and gold … Continue reading Oh, Window Pane!
This is still a powerful piece for me. First published February 19, 2018, it really spoke to some of the insecurities and uncertainty I was feeling at the time, and often do still, as I think we all do from time to time. One day at a time, then, and always. "You Tell Yourself" - … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “You Tell Yourself”
For you, with love. 💙 "I Want to Dance and I Want to Dance With You" - Recorded 1/5/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I have been whispering your name since the day I was born.I have been whispering your name since the day I was born and now I want … Continue reading I Want to Dance and I Want to Dance With You
"those clouds which were on the horizon" - Recorded 1/4/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them those clouds which were on the horizon…how they inspired fear in your heart! "surely" you thought "what was once a sunny day will shortly be no longer so"and how soon this proved to beas the shadows … Continue reading those clouds which were on the horizon
I will not lie, I was not excited to revisit this piece 😅. Just the title is filled with a cringey sort of angst that does not leave me proud... But, as always, I was pleasantly surprised at how I was able to hear in it a bit of forward-thinking optimism and a desire to … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “‘The Cute Girl Left'”
For you. 💙 "…Every Word, Every Crease in the Page." - Recorded 1/3/2021 - Auroraboros - 1/3/2021 How I cherish you…I am thinking of you, even now. I am thinking……of the way your words always make me smile / not even your words, just the knowledge they are waiting……of your inviting eyes, as you look … Continue reading …Every Word, Every Crease in the Page.
Todays daily piece is not really new, but rather, a necessary return to roots. This was the first of my poems that was ever published, receiving second place in a free-verse poetry contest at my university in 2012 and with it, a spot in the literary journal called Prometheus (along with another of my poems … Continue reading Intrinsic Desire
For you. "Do You Know That You Are Loved?" - Recorded 12/31/2020 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Do you know that you are loved? I should hope so. I should hope that you have already been told that you are, in oh so many ways, and that you have committed it … Continue reading Do You Know That You Are Loved?