Piece

Piece - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: The strongest steps are built   Piece   By   Piece   By   Piece   By

Enduring

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

Text: And it’s worth savouring How we moved From a moment to enduring

Teach me

"Teach me" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Teach me the notes of your heart And I will learn to sing

Lean

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

Text: There is fullness Untold And uncontrolled, I’m learning, The more I lean Into the unknown

Becoming

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

  Text: It is an odd feeling This becoming Attuned to microscopic shifts And the slightest change in how the eyebrow lifts Attentive to the microcosmic evolution At play in flesh and mind A creative revival of spirit More than revising, starting wholly again First drafting Story crafting Bringing it home To where we’ve always been […]

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 […]

Little things

"Little things" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: The joy of this life is to uncover newness In the little moments, to find beauty Hidden in plain sight And to be able to share all of this With those who understand more than they see

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 […]

Work

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

Text: I’m not concerned about if or When we find each other   I’m more concerned about whether We will work at it And if we are capable of sustaining Good will to each other Through our process of learning