This piece was a collaboration with my dear friend, Jasmine, from Germany, who is available on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/mine_primel/. Jasmine is a very talented visual artist who works in a variety of mediums and styles. She created the image below, and we worked to create the poem based on it, which she then integrated into … Continue reading Colors
For you, once more and always. "The Cardinal" - Recorded 3/6/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The Cardinal sings,perched amongst the branches,waiting,that love might hear and respond. I am singing now!Do you hear me? Come to me, oh love;I am yoursand always will be.
For you. For all of you. "Just for Being You" - Recorded 3/1/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them You are worthy of love.Always…Just for being you. Despite the overwhelming need in our hearts to do so,giving love,and receiving it thusly,are two of the most underestimated tools we possess,and the most difficult … Continue reading Just for Being You
Note: Due to formatting, the title here is not correct (though, what is?). This poem is called 22_now_22. Thank you for your understanding.Full disclosure and credit due, I've been listening to the album 22, A Million by Bon Iver lately, starting yesterday 2/22/2021, at the suggestion of my dear friend Blackbird, and it has been … Continue reading 2^2_now_2^2
"You Do Not Need to Smile" - Recorded 1/21/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them You do not need to smile.You don't need to be okay.You don't need to tell me that you love me.I will love you either way. There is no need to clearthe tears from underneath your eyes,let them … Continue reading You Do Not Need to Smile
Originally published April 2, 2018, this piece was a reflection on causality and fate, and my desire to embrace what little control we have (or the illusion thereof). "Behind the Wheel" - Recorded 1/15/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is below for reference, and can be found in … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Behind the Wheel”
Originally published March 26, 2018. ""Are You Looking for Me?"" - Recorded 2/10/2021 - 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/2018/03/26/are-you-looking-for-me/ I don't mean to be pushyI don’t want to be rudeI can take a hintBut can you … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Are You Looking for Me?”
"💯" - Recorded 1/31/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Dose rockTick tockClick clackClap back No earnSlow burnTabletopTables turn 2, 46, 813421, 37, 9Red, BlackPurple, Blue Dance floorNot softTable topTop offShow allNo wallVeil thinAll fall Break throughMe youYou IWho knewRedoWe, newAll eyeDeep blue Begin:Thin sinNo lightNo spinNo darkNo grinNo eyesNo kin No … Continue reading 💯
For you, once more, and forever. 💙 "A Dirty Sort of Clean" - Recorded 1/9/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I have seen…A dirty sort of clean…Paradox? Sure.But I'll take it. "Expect the unexpected." I have seen…Water running over, flowing,Spilling out as these words do now…From my mouth and from my … Continue reading A Dirty Sort of Clean
"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!