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 Advertisements

Last

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

Text: I almost didn’t recognize The small voice, whispering At the edge of new things, wavering But, in the slow split of a random second, I recognized the familiar sigh As my own fear’s Last attempt

Be

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

Text: It’s taken years To release the shattered pieces From the pressures Of trying so hard To be put back together And instead let them be

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

Not the last

"Not the last" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: You only realize how long You’ve been holding your breath When you can finally exhale And draw in more air Without feeling the need To hold onto it Like it’s your last

Flight of dance

"Flight of dance" - poetry and photography by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I took my hands off the wheel of time Slipped them into my back pockets And the floor gave way Spinning me into a freedom fall That felt less like chaos And more like a flight of dance With a life I hadn’t yet discovered

Possibilities

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

Text: I spend this time Living and dying Breathing and passing away In the possibilities of every day Every day choosing and releasing What could be