Blaze

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

Text: Stoke the blaze With a fire-forged gaze And heat-seeking hands Advertisements

Often

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

Text: Speak to me often In lines from songs That make your eyes dance And your lips curl easily Into a smile

Return from stone

"Return from stone" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: When you’re swallowed up, fighting for air When loneliness echoes off the walls Even when warmth starts to find your bones And your eyes, your eyes, they return from stone Breathe into the relief, trace the carvings left behind And remember It’s all part of the story

A year in review

"A year in review" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: This year brought me full circle Hitting home in the first twenty-four hours onward With lessons to be learned thoroughly And in great detail About how to love through the common brokenness How to move from certain endings to uncharted beginnings In the way the geography of my body changed indelibly With the work […]

Better

Better, poetry by Roshan James (Roshan Grossman)

There is love on these lips That is better unspoken There is hope in this heart That is better unbroken There is water in this soul That is better overflowing There is light in these eyes That is better than knowing

Eyes of gold

Eyes of gold, poetry by Roshan Grossman

Eyes of gold See through my own Reaching into a secret place Reading the letters unwritten That I wrote a long time ago The promises that I made To myself

Collapse of the universe

Collapse of the universe, poetry by Roshan Grossman

I am a moment in your eyes And in your eyes, I see A world of worlds Expanding, While around us It closes in, A universe Collapsing