Quiver

Echoes of heartbreak Still tremble at the fringes In a quivering fade

Text: Echoes of heartbreak Still tremble at the fringes In a quivering fade Advertisements

Sleep-thick

"Sleep-thick" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Snow-soft, slow exhale Breathes warm at winter’s edges Sleep-thick in old growth

Leaving a dream

"Leaving a dream" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: They were eyeing me Mistrustful As I nervously stuttered Who I was Who I was looking for It wasn’t them And we all knew it As my words became shared questions Unspoken connections I was thinking as I started rising Realizing What it feels like to pull Out of a dream

Language of life

"Language of life" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

  Text: The Universe breathes together Speaking the language of life To each who breathe with it

Ache

"Ache" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Text only: Here’s what I think – I’ll tell you how I feel and you’ll say something about being flattered or maybe it’s just that you don’t think of me in that way And I’ll do a really poor job of pretending And my heart will continue breaking Every day, shattering into small pieces Smaller […]

Wander

"Wander" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

     

On the exhale

Relax and lean in Breathe that second breath And catch this kiss on the exhale Catch this contentment Hard won on a winter’s day Sighing relief after a long almost-goodbye Breathe again into a happier thought That love doesn’t require proof But is constantly proven In staying close and quiet Even when our past claims […]

A great land

A great land - a blog post by Roshan Grossman

A great land is not defined by the heights of its buildings, the expanse of its territories or the number of its citizens. Its greatness is reflected in its respect for people, depth of knowledge and the grace it extends in the community of the world, while maintaining strength in humility. This is what makes […]

{Infographic} Opportunity cost of Valentine’s Day chocolate in Canada

It’s the week of the red and pink invasion. Hearts cut from paper doilies, boxes of chocolates, red roses – these are the classic images I conjure at the mention of Valentine’s Day. Depending on your view, V-Day may be a fun time to shower your loved ones with messages of “Be Mine” and “Love […]

Embracing my inner “Geekess”

Hands with technology puzzle

Geekess, geek-diva…a contradiction in terms? Nope, just a new way of looking at the intelligent, inspiring women of Canada’s tech sector. Perhaps it’s because of my tenure in an arts-based career, or because my math/science education seems like a long (intentionally) forgotten aspect of my life…but I realized recently that I really haven’t been paying […]