When it’s all behind us

"When it's all behind us" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Things fall apart It’s true And that makes it hard to believe Other things will stay intact But not everything is meant to stay And not everything is meant to break And we’ll only know when it’s all behind us What moments inspired lyrics And what kept us singing all along

Survival songs

"Survival songs" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I reached the shore And wrapped myself In a blanket of survival songs Smokey and warm From the stubbornly-smouldering fire Of those who’ve come before

Dreamt in the dark

"Dreamt in the dark," poetry by Roshan James

Let the glimmer fade The curtains fall One show ends And the stage is swept House lights dim Darkness waits While the playwright Prepares the next story Scrawled on a fresh sheet While a hummed note Introduces a new score Rising timorous from the pit Strings strummed for tuning Finding a pitch To which First […]

Hammer to string

Hammer to string, poetry by Roshan Grossman

At the drop of Hammer to string My heart flutters and fills Into the fissures Picking up the broken bits Collecting up the shards In honeyed harmony Flowing With tears to purge And rain to cleanse In polyphonic waves Crashing unwieldy Against my eroding shore

Serenity now!! Where do you find your personal strength?

Digging deep to discover personal strength via quillandcurio.com

As a mom, and now as a new entrepreneur, I’ve had to dig deep countless times to keep myself motivated and energized over the past couple of years. And not even for the really big things or big projects. Sometimes it’s just about putting one foot in front of the other to get through a […]