Strange garden

"Strange garden" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Your care-bronzed tones Holding the steady flow Of words thick With quietly churning thoughts And a breath-catching gaze Drew me over my wall and yours Landing me in this strange garden Of new and old worth exploring


"Dream-walk" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I dream-walked and found you In the same city we met The same old places We walked at night Among city lights And it felt no different So friendly and familiar Even this many years after The moment We didn’t know was our last


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

Text: I pinched my nose Jumping into nothing’s deafening tide Terrifying in its darkening tourquoise To black depths spiralling And then you appeared, bow through fog Like a ghost-ship smokey grey and its strip-tattered sails You gloriously real people Who pulled me in, hauled me on board So we became friends on that dark night […]

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 […]

Everything I didn’t know and still don’t

Looking back on a year of not-knowing and learning, and looking forward to a year of learning about what else I don’t know I started 2015 thinking I had a fairly good idea of how the year would play out. It turns out, I really didn’t know much. I wasn’t anticipating more brokenness or complexity, or […]

Where the heart dwells in the quiet

"Where the heart dwells in the quiet", poetry by Roshan James

My friends Not for a moment Believe that I forget Our sun-kissed days When a wintry silence Speaks louder Than anything I could say My friend Among the others There are so many Words That cannot be said For the winter of our love Is here Where used to be The scorching summer And Quiet […]

Serenity now!! Where do you find your personal strength?

Digging deep to discover personal strength via

As a mom, and now as a new entrepreneur, I’ve had to dig deep countless times to keep myself motivated and energized over the past couple of years. And not even for the really big things or big projects. Sometimes it’s just about putting one foot in front of the other to get through a […]