Originally published April 16, 2018, this collection of pieces was in response to a "Real Neat Blog" nomination courtesy of one of my dearest fellow poets of all times, "A Thought for Change". I really miss these days, and I miss you, my friend. "All Shades of Blue" - Recorded 3/17/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Collection from ‘Real Neat Blog Nomination'”
Originally published April 7, 2018, this piece was written as a response to a quote found in the work on another dear friend, MJ(S)C, which is available below at the bottom of the original post. In life, we often feel helpless, like our choices make us more often than we make them. While it is … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Choices Worth Fighting For”
"I Want to Wake and See the Sky" - Recorded 2/6/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I want to wake and see the sky. I want to open my eyes and with them perceive and praise the vast emptiness that lies above, in doing so acknowledging the inherent balance of the … Continue reading I Want to Wake and See the Sky
Originally published March 10, 2018. This was, is, and always will be, for you. "A Letter to Her" - Recorded 1/28/2021 - 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/2018/03/10/a-letter-to-her/ The moonIs illuminatedBy the sun.Does it steal it's amber … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “A Letter to Her”
I have beenDreamingFor most of my lifeOf my lifeWere the circumstancesDifferent When I wakeI find myselfStrugglingTo place my consciousnessIn the right timelineAnd context LatelyI don't dreamAbout the presentOr the futureOr the pastI don't knowWhereWhenWhyI find myselfWhen my eyes close If God knows everyPersonPathAnd reasonThen it would seemThat all existsAll at onceIn a mindGreater than ours … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Dreaming, All at Once”
"These Beating Hearts, For Now Apart" - Recorded 1/11/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them You and I,In stride,Same earth, different sides.Foot down, same time.Hands up, same sky. Eager to love, ready to start,These beating hearts, for now apart…Why am I not where you are?Why must we wait, why are you so … Continue reading These Beating Hearts, For Now Apart
Published February 21, 2018, this is an ode to space, to perspective, to intent. I can remember every moment from when I thought of and wrote this, where I was and what was looking at, my perspective, my hopes, my dreams, my emotions... all of it. I am not sure why this particular piece encapsulated … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “The Space I Occupy”
For you. "Do You Know That You Are Loved?" - Recorded 12/31/2020 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Do you know that you are loved? I should hope so. I should hope that you have already been told that you are, in oh so many ways, and that you have committed it … Continue reading Do You Know That You Are Loved?
"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.
This piece is another of the most popular here, and for good cause; this was a powerful statement of the love between myself and my partner, Blackbird. It is very meaningful to read this now, as, though we have redefined our relationship and are no longer in a relationship as we once were, we are … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Partner in Time”