Learning how to wait

"Learning how to wait," poetry by Roshan James (Roshan Grossman)

It’s not a game Or a song Or even a movie But it’s played Mostly alone Or seemingly so Defined by a lack Patience pending Thoughts in focus Sending the mind Reeling, careening In and out of logic As we process Organize Catalogue And store Memories and the visions Slotted into lessons Lessening the pace […]

Running between raindrops

Running between raindrops," poetry by Roshan James (Roshan Grossman)

Running between raindrops Channels the waterfall within Slamming this blood-warmed bag of bones Into dampened asphalt, fissured and pitted Rhythmically cathartic contact Beats an aggressively numbing cascade Of motion set to headphoned music Leaving behind the feelings of being taken As a convenient, decorative feature Summoned and dismissed at will By those lacking vision to […]

The way we should be

"The way it should be," poetry by Roshan James (Roshan Grossman)

Can we appreciate Each other’s broken bones? Binding the wounds With stories Winding bounds Around histories Opening ourselves Wide open To expose the soft and hard parts In danger of forgetting Concealing what could be Embraced Afraid that we are too much and too little Of the wrong and right things Forgetting that we are […]

Lest I dream

One day This wait will be over And I will see your face Until then I close the door to sleep Lest I dream And find you next to me Passing a lifetime together Only to wake

Cold

The landscape of my day Feels a little cold Without You

Unseen

"Unseen" poetry by Roshan James (Roshan Grossman)

Happiness Ebbs and flows Supplying And demanding Audience, attention To feel and be felt Before dissipating Unseen