Some nights Even though you are by my side You are so far away At times I drift A vessel cast into the sea of self-doubt Filled with waves of fear Fear of what lies on that distant horizon Fear of what mistakes I will make Fear of the consequences of mistakes made Fear of … Continue reading You Are So Far Away
Days Like These
This piece is a collaboration with the ever-elusive Blackbird of the blog Wandering Thoughts. Text on the left (prompt) was written by Blackbird, while the text on the right (response) was written by Auroraboros. Enjoy! Days like these We realize just how quickly Not only the days pass, But the months and years as well. … Continue reading Days Like These
If Only for a Moment
Have you listened to the crickets in the nighttime How their delicate notes blend as if emitted from a single body I wish for once we could be as they are Unified if only for a moment If only for a song Have you watched the grass blow softly in the meadow How every blade … Continue reading If Only for a Moment
What Sacred Spectres are These?
What sacred spectres are these, What sacred spectres are these, To whom you call out to when down on your knees, Whom you wish to appease, With your chants and your pleas, Whose visage you accept without question, Without sight Faithfully? Can you not see, Can you not see, That the spirit exists Manifests endlessly, … Continue reading What Sacred Spectres are These?
You have a right A responsibility even To speak So do so now Let the words spill From your heart To carry your soul's song To lift it high That all might know You As you deserve to be known As you are Beautifully unique A shining gem Tossed amongst the sand of this world … Continue reading Speak
She looks right at you like she's got Stained glass eyes You can't quite see through them But that's quite alright Light floats through as if sent Straight from the divine It warms my heart It Calms my mind She's got skin like a Sandy beach Shimmering above and Soft beneath With cool places where … Continue reading She’s Got
I was born in the ocean Baby Dripping wet Every inch Swam with fishes Sharks with teeth Felt the cool water Touched the reef I have wandered the desert Child Sand from sea Waking sleep Lucid dreams 40 days Underneath Sun and heat I have felt the flames lick Son At my feet As father … Continue reading In-Between
Beyond the Surface
There are some among us who Possess a sheen As diamonds But they are transparent just the same And their value Determined as such Inferred by The world outside of themselves Not always inherent in Fully realized by Their hearts There are others who Despite rough appearance Contain an inner glow That outlasts Outshines All … Continue reading Beyond the Surface
Auroraboros: Do seeds long for the soil in which their mothers set their roots? Or, does any fertile earth give sustenance as home and kin? So easily we forget the source, the foundation from which we first embarked. Eyes set on the horizon, we seek to set down roots all our own, Oft overlooking the … Continue reading Growth
So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment
Inspired by the writing of Maggie Lawson, of the blog The Art of Chewing Crayons. Original post at https://eudaimonianz.com/2018/04/18/the-different-ways-i-tell-you-that-i-love-you/ Words, weightless, echo in cave carved in mountain hill side: a heart; a home; an amber chamber of sordid solitude unearthed and bore witness by all creation Ears and eyes accustomed only to serving as guardians … Continue reading So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment