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
I know that you feel Sometimes Like all that is good within you has died As if all that remains Is inescapable sadness, pain, and decay But I know you will see In time That where there is hope the good will survive For hope is a seed And in the soil of life it … Continue reading For Hope is a Seed
Oh, to feel Once more As we did Before To be awash In the mindless bliss of youthful ignorance Unaware The dangers which lurk In every warm embrace and sideways glance Oh, to feel Anything else But this empty echo And a distaste for myself How quickly we grow Numb and cold Distant and alone … Continue reading Oh, To Feel
When I feel Displaced From reality My tendency has always been To retreat To the world In my head There are mountains there Which only I can scale There are depths Which only I can swim There are spectres there as well… Which only I can see Formed of my own flesh and blood The … Continue reading Full Spectrum Burst