Soft

Soft - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, ON, Canada

Text: Small kindnesses Rain quenching-soft Over the driest desert heart

Cold

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

Text: Being close to you Is the coldest way To fool myself

How

"How" poetry by Roshan James Kitchener Waterloo, Canada

  How far into the ocean do I go Before you come in after me How many steps do I take Before your steps find me How deeply will I cut myself Before you’ll take the knife away

Fabric

"Torn" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo

There is a tear in the fabric Worn and loose, threads baring a gap in the familiar sheets Frayed seams flipping With every breath and breeze, taking in air and sky and sun Warm and fresh-smelling There is no need for stitching, the still-woven yards while unaffected Sustain a small marking From a point, where every […]

Tomorrow’s tomorrow

Tomorrow's tomorrow, poetry by Roshan Grossman

I don’t even really know How I’m supposed to feel anymore When fatigue of emotion sets in The body, in a fit of survival Starts to purge and mellow the over-taxing Cartwheels of a mind left without, Fulfillment unafforded for too long, Until the mind-numbing feats become marginally memorable And even then, only because of […]