It all passes

"It all passes" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: One day I will tell you About the tears bittersweet And exactly how many nights I dreamt without sleep One day I will talk And say it was hard Sometimes And then other times I felt like flying One day this will fade To a story with scars And when I figure out who […]

All the questions

"All the questions" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: There are these days That ask more questions Insatiable For all we know and don’t know

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 […]

Paper crowns

"Paper crowns" poem by Roshan James

Kings and Queens With paper crowns What will you do When morning comes? When over-grand Your gestures err And smokened black The breathing air When people ask What will you know? Wisdom-less A showy show? Will you humbly Cede your lack? Or, blowing, heat A hollow stack? How do you play At life so well? […]

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 […]