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 Advertisements

Hello and goodbye

"Hello and goodbye" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: What do I know Of hellos and goodbyes? They both happen When you least expect

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

Walk beside me

"Walk beside me" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Walk beside me when night turns to day And see what I see when the sun breaks the sky Come along and find the source Of these new sounds filling our ears Discover anew what our hands learned in dreams And our hearts wouldn’t let us forget Don’t worry when we part for a […]

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 […]

All the questions

"All the questions" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: There are these days That ask more questions Insatiable For all we know and don’t know

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

Up the mountain

"Up the mountain" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: I am the same person on the top of this mountain As I was on the climb What changed was my view