Courage

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

Text: Boundless is the courage Of the mortal beating heart Pleading before its Creator Not for itself, but for love

Black line

Text: I wrestled with the idea of death when I was seven years old I remember lying awake, with my eyes still closed Trying not to blink or breathe Trying to picture what it would feel like to not be here   All I could feel was empty A hollowness and a quietness terrifyingly never-ending […]

Dying place

"Dying place" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: I’ll see you in the dying place Amid the shattered stone Where grass and trees Grow no more Where silence makes a home   This place we find As sun meets earth Is less bleak than it appears What you see is mortal-view There’s more beyond the veil   We’ll keep this place A […]

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