Wide open

"Wide open" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: On nights like these It simply takes fresh air and a feather-clouded sky Alive in birdsong To break my heart wide open in gratitude Advertisements

Existence

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

Text: I am thankful For this brief yet beautiful And broken existence Affording each of us time On this bright little island Of life between Stars and dark matter

Open

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

Text: I want to stay open to the mysteries of joy after healing To the yield of gratitude in the face of less I want to take in the fullness of this life In all its weird flavours, its mottled complexions The brittle and the soft The acid and the sweet To feel the balance […]

Enough

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

Text: At the end of some days, I need to sit myself down and realize I can stop That I did enough, I was enough and I will be even more than enough for tomorrow Because I tried – regardless of the result – I tried and I can rest now in gratitude

Do you have some words to spare?

Send a message of hope and support to the homeless mothers at Marillac Place.

Being a parent is a tough job in so many colourful ways. And it sometimes draws out words that are equally colourful. For instance, when my 2.5 year old daughter decided to run down the street this morning as I was buckling my son into his car seat, I muttered a few choice words. Thankfully, […]