The first in a series of 2; stay tuned. Inspired in part by a post by my friend Mirza, at https://www.instagram.com/p/CapVF0uO67D/ "no love story (-1)" - Recorded 3/5/2022 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them no love story,no blood/glory,we,wrote a masterpiece,flew it high like kites,blue skies,over azure seas,disasters/tragedies,recovered masterfully,from each catastrophe,'til we could … Continue reading no love story (-1)
"The Sun is Fire" - Recorded 3/1/2022 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The sun is fire;It will burn awayThis flesh someday,UntilOnly bones remain. The air will be as liquid,And I will swimTo You.
"The Distance of Longing" - Recorded 1/30/2022 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them What joy!The sun is shining, and my skin is warmed by the rays which fall so gently from above.Envy not for those clouds which might pass between, from time to time, nor despair at the cooling breeze.The birds sing … Continue reading The Distance of Longing
Originally published April 8, 2018, this piece was the last of a series of three posts in response to a challenge from a wonderful friend, Dee. It was a joy to revisit the piece today... It rings true even now. "The Stumps of Prior Entanglements" - Recorded 2/28/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “The Stumps of Prior Entanglements”
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?”
"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!
For today's reading, I decided to go WAY outside of my comfort bubble and try singing this piece, as it was originally intended. I am in no way a vocalist, and this was pretty intimidating for me, but also a lot of fun. I had enjoyed singing a few sings at karaoke last year (2019), … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Falling Closer Together / We Will Not Fall Apart”
Lately I Feel often like crying I cannot stop sighing Say I'm fine But I'm lying… And some days I Want to stop trying, I dream often of dying… Oh, it hangs in my mind Almost all of the time. And now we find We must remain inside Far from the others: Our sisters and … Continue reading Falling Closer Together/We Will Not Fall Apart
When others speak for us, We are often reminded of our differences. When we speak for ourselves, We discover our similarities.
This morning I woke to Memories Of dreams from the night before. I remember that I dreamt of you, Ariele. I dreamt that I was finally able to visit Brazil, And we sat for coffee in a small shop. We talked for many hours Of all things that we talk of now But we could … Continue reading Something for All Those Who Have Been There