"Hope" - Recorded 12/24/2020 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them 20/20 (eyes)mirrorstill (not calm)only self (not -care)centered (now self-)deception (still self- (not calm))found love (as art)shadow box lifepinned to (too)as butterfly (dreaming)at times (awake) ego (death)selfnew (self)ego (death)selfnew (self)8 life (ends)death (begins)eyes (open)self (you)you (self) Hope. Artwork featured by Benjamin Wuest (Condensed … Continue reading Hope.
Know that Though I have said so many things To so many of you And though you have responded With such kindness and love that it draws the tears from my eyes as from a well These things are only temporary; I will be gone some day And there may be no person to speak … Continue reading In Each and Every Thing Which Crawls or Walks or Even Slowly Grows as Moss or Lichen
Solitude Is at times Like a gust of fresh air An open space in which to breathe At others It is an asphyxiating absence A vacuum to be filled There is a stillness now A silence To permeate All the hours of the day And of the night And in the nascent chasm between It … Continue reading There is a Stillness Now
The veneer is cracking Worn thin Having served for so long now As the barrier between What is And what is thought to be So with eager eyes We all await The day when at last The mask it falls Shattered to the floor And at long last We may perceive With clarity and lucid … Continue reading From Dust to Dirt and Back Again
To seek and achieve greatness Is a constant and unrelenting process Paradoxical in that Once achieved Greatness quickly fades to the mundane Requiring exceptional efforts once more To define the new standard An iterative process which repeats itself Endlessly In every facet of life as we know it From the drive to acquire financial and … Continue reading Greatness
Sometimes Looking back at the life I have lived thus far I feel As If I can do nothing right As if each step is in the wrong direction As if Despite best intentions And honest effort All that I set out to accomplish Is destined to erode Before my eyes For I leave in … Continue reading Sometimes
First attempt Fourteen Future uncertain Past unkind Why go on When there is nothing here To call my own Second attempt Seventeen Failure to recover From past sins An unforgiving self Critical to the end Wishing only for Peace of mind Third attempt Twenty-eight Seated before Photos of Loved and lost Dark basement Rope taut … Continue reading On Past Failures and Future Horizons
Note: This piece contains material that is not appropriate for all audiences. Read at your own discretion. Her breath on my neck Her lips on my cheek Her pressed against me We move as one; I remember to breathe Feel her movement, discrete Rinse and repeat Shallow then deep Above then beneath Pressed against - … Continue reading Nothing More, Nothing Less *Explicit*