Waited

Waited - I waited for you / In the same way / The light of day burns / To greet the night - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I waited for you In the same way The light of day burns To greet the night Advertisements

Dream-walk

"Dream-walk" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I dream-walked and found you In the same city we met The same old places We walked at night Among city lights And it felt no different So friendly and familiar Even this many years after The moment We didn’t know was our last

Across

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

Text: Catch me in a glimpse they call ‘falling’ When really I’m free-wheeling Across the cosmos

Wide open

"Wide open" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: On nights like these It simply takes fresh air and a feather-clouded sky Alive in birdsong To break my heart wide open in gratitude

Timeless

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

Text: Timeless is The song of the sun rising after A warm and sleepless night Wrapped up in endless conversations

Voices

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

Text: Soft was the rise and fall Of familiar voices Before I recognized them As yours and mine Singing of the darkness And night’s long gaze The sound of leaves rustling Along midnight streets Of the soul

Sleep

"Sleep" - poetry, drawing and digital media by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I dream to sleep In the colour of warm sunlight And the sweet scent of night’s garden A decadent slumber Of a mind at ease

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 […]

Morning light

"Morning light" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: In the morning light You’ll see my scars Hidden from last night’s eyes Notes of where I’ve been Who I’ve known And unknown All of what worked Then fell apart And my waking hope is You’ll remember Writing in the dark

For the sleepless

"For the sleepless" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: The elusive lover of night And day’s cheating ways Gates the passage Of eager wanderers To dream-mapped cities While everyone else   Sleeps At the gates Of dream-mapped cities Wondering idle At the passing of nights Cheating only themselves With their effusive love of day