Ancestors of the night

"Ancestors of the night" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Walk tall, ancestors of the night, Dark shadows of your golden youth When your quick tongues Learned the wisdom of Silence   Walk far into the deepest dark Pulling time in chains of glass Across the sanded shores of planets Spun from rays of stars   Stride proud and bold Across breathless skies in […]

Light in the depth

"Light in the depth", poetry by Roshan James

I dipped a toe To test the warmth Of waves beckoning me Drawing my feet into the shallow tide Innocent in depth and clarity Belying an unexpectedly strong pull Unnoticeably inching me out To unfamiliar and unattempted water Until the ocean floor sank away from my feet And fear would have felt right If not for […]

Dance to the sun

Dancing to the sun, poetry by Roshan Grossman

I feel Like dancing Fully extending Fingers reaching To catch the light Ringing round Rekindling joy Like a shoot of grass Breaking through fresh earth Intent on being kissed By the sun