In the Leaves

For you, now. "In the Leaves" - Recorded 9/16/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them what lieshiddenin the leaves,behind minutes, hours,in time,hopes and dreams,ours,is and was,still could/may nevercome to be,yet to be seenby eyesblue and green,yours and mine,us and weknow one thing:I still love you,just as I know youstill love me,always will,and … Continue reading In the Leaves

Portal (6)

"Portal (6)" - Recorded 3/17/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them We've been holding the gates, the rift,Watching through the lifting mist,For spirits unknown lone to rise,Scorch the Earth, sever ties;Lo! What a surprise for our eyes,To see, waiting, on the other side,Our own forms, reaching through,Amber hue and Azure Blue,Crimson scars … Continue reading Portal (6)

We Will Not Be Understood

...and that is okay. "We Will Not Be Understood" - Recorded 3/4/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them We will not be understood.We will die alone andIn the arms of fear,Your face,Fingers grasping just to feel,To stare into,Not the space between,But that which lies beyond,Breaking,At long last,The mirror… Form:New,To take,Cracked and brittle … Continue reading We Will Not Be Understood

When I Breathed Longing for You

This piece was written in collaboration with my good friend from Ablo Ikee from Indonesia, a very talented poet who regularly sends me lovely micro-poems to brighten my day. I am so grateful for you, Ikee, for your kindness and for the inspiration that has arisen from it. "When I Breathed Longing for You" - … Continue reading When I Breathed Longing for You

Poetry Reading – “To Be Human”

Originally published March 3, 2018. "To Be Human" - Recorded 1/15/2021 - 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/2018/03/03/to-be-human/ To seeOurselvesOutside of the currentFrameWhich time has formed around us To understandThe impactOf our actionsThe weightOf our wordsAnd the … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “To Be Human”

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

I Wanted to Write a Poem About Your Beauty

For You. 💙 "I Wanted to Write a Poem About Your Beauty" - Recorded 1/8/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I wanted to write a poem about your beauty…But for once, I did not know quite how to arrange the thoughts that drift in my head in such a way that … Continue reading I Wanted to Write a Poem About Your Beauty