Soft

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

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

Into

Into - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Sink with me In the best way Into our quiet And our storm Lean with me Into the thunder And the rain Press into the earth Under our feet With each step We take forward

Piece

Piece - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: The strongest steps are built   Piece   By   Piece   By   Piece   By

Joy

Joy - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Awake into the colour of joy After braving the long-cold night

Wind

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

Text: A new wind blows The old ashes away Renewing life In abundance

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

Dance

"Dance" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellelsey, Ontario, Canada

Text: My heart dances With the possibilities

New everyday

"New everyday", poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

It’s been awhile since this pulse quickened And took a doubtful mind’s breath away Silencing the long-jaded oration From the fiction of a past that never seemed to get ahead Instead Drawing truth and strength from a history Of choices, learning that everything is meant, But perhaps not meant to stand Revealing a new everyday […]

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 […]