Poetry Reading – “So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment”

Originally published April 18, 2018, this poem was inspired by a prolific author I had really come to admire and appreciate, Maggie Lawson (see more details below in the original post). "So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment" - Recorded 3/29/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment”

Poetry Reading – “Then It Grows Dark (Eclipse)”

Originally published April 17, 2018, this piece was a epilogue of sorts to the Crescent Collection. This piece has a special place in my heart, and always will. "Then It Grows Dark (Eclipse)" - Recorded 3/18/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is below for reference, and can be … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Then It Grows Dark (Eclipse)”

With Dreams

"With Dreams" - Recorded 3/16/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them On a run… a jog… a walk…(More the latter than I care to admit)Through the East Side,Saint Paul, Minnesota. I seeRusted-out autos from garage to sidewalk;Their humble, hollow half-life draws my attention fromThe Earth,The Sky,And everything else that lies between,If only … Continue reading With Dreams

Poetry Reading – “Where We Want to Be”

Originally published April 14, 2018, this piece was a celebration of an invitation received and accepted. It was the start of something new, a beginning and an end, an era which continues to this day, only different. "Where We Want to Be" - Recorded 3/6/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Where We Want to Be”

Poetry Reading – “Quantum Science and Morphic Resonance”

Originally published March 31, 2018, this piece was part of a series of prompts and responses that I requisitioned from friends and family. The prompt, via an old family friend named Heidi Whitney, was "Quantum Science and Morphic Resonance", and my task was to write a poem to capture these concepts. "Quantum Science and Morphic … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Quantum Science and Morphic Resonance”

Poetry Reading – “Drumbeat Crimson”

Originally published March 20, 2018. "Drumbeat Crimson" - Recorded 2/6/2021 - 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/2018/03/20/drumbeat-crimson/ God does not existAs we knowAs we reckonFor we are flawedIn all we seeIn all we doIn all we areWhy … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Drumbeat Crimson”

Poetry Reading – “Abstract and Accessibility”

Originally published March 19, 2018. "Abstract and Accessibility" - Recorded 2/3/2021 - 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/2018/03/19/abstract-and-accessibility/ Straddle the line betweenAbstract and accessibilitySentences hastily writtenBut fully composedA broken metaphorSharp as a razor's edgeIntent: piercingThe headwind holding … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Abstract and Accessibility”

Poetry Reading – “The Process”

Originally published March 15, 2018. Note: This piece was the second in a collaborative project with the visual artist Riley Theodore. The artwork accompanying this post was given to me as a prompt, and based on the inspiration drawn, this poem was born. The first piece from the collaborative project is the title poem for … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “The Process”

The Flowers in Her Hair

For Merve. "The Flowers in Her Hair" - Recorded 1/26/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The flowers in her hairGreenLike the Earth when it is healthyA music that can only be felt and never heardA memoryDistant, yet distinctAmong all thingsVapor cloud fallenNowMystic 2 riseBlueClouds 2 gather nowNo stormStill windCalm, sereneFire 4CleansingAshen … Continue reading The Flowers in Her Hair