Choose

Choose - a poem by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: And one day it’s a bit brighter And one day you choose To live in the light

Tremble

"Tremble" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: When you’re confronted with a significant task of love, it’s hard not to tremble in realizing the amount of grace, vulnerability and kindness that this love will pull from you with no guarantees of what will return to you. It is compelling and terrifying when you are called to love in this way. And […]

Decisions

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

    Text: I let them fly Because why Why not dream And do in flight What the heart finds Satiating in a resting moment   One following the last Fledglings with wings of glass Left the nest without Any time or preparation   Trying to do what’s right Mixed up With trying to get […]

Possibilities

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

Text: I spend this time Living and dying Breathing and passing away In the possibilities of every day Every day choosing and releasing What could be

Not yet

"Not yet" poetry by Roshan James Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

I kissed Death on the cheek Brought my lips to his ear And with a warm exhale whispered Not yet

Choice, context and direction

Lately, I’ve been looking back and thinking about the various transition points in my life and how I got here, along the lines of choice and context. It’s mind-bending to think about the many choices – some tiny and seemingly innocuous, some big and weighty, some that I was barely aware I was making – […]