Waited

Waited - I waited for you / In the same way / The light of day burns / To greet the night - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I waited for you In the same way The light of day burns To greet the night

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

Walk beside me

"Walk beside me" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Walk beside me when night turns to day And see what I see when the sun breaks the sky Come along and find the source Of these new sounds filling our ears Discover anew what our hands learned in dreams And our hearts wouldn’t let us forget Don’t worry when we part for a […]

For the sleepless

"For the sleepless" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: The elusive lover of night And day’s cheating ways Gates the passage Of eager wanderers To dream-mapped cities While everyone else   Sleeps At the gates Of dream-mapped cities Wondering idle At the passing of nights Cheating only themselves With their effusive love of day

Creatures of the light

"Creatures of the light" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: He found me in a sunny patch He came to me across the stream With careful steps, wet-cold from spring Dark eyes locked fast on mine   Whispered low in open verse I heard his unvoiced question My wonder showed in his surprise Our shared anticipation   Sister, why do you sit here, Far […]

January 14

"January 14" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: I release this day to the hounds of night Who woke at dusk in the shadowy fringe Prowling ‘til sundown called them out One by one To feed on what’s left of the fading light

Certainty somewhere

"Certainty somewhere" poetry by Roshan James Kitchener Waterloo

When my quickness of day slows And matches the direction of the setting sun When my daytime dreams burn blazing stars into the dark And my thoughts turn free I hear You and the absence of you And I know Somewhere we will find our certainty Quietly consuming any shadow of doubt