Ghosts of time

"Ghosts of time" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: They’ve passed Through here Before and again   And they move   These ghosts Of time   Through My hands Stretched beyond   My reach Leaving impressions In their steps

Broken road

"Broken road", poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

You and I are alike, my broken road Worn and well-traveled, a sojourning pair Continuing on despite, and sometimes in spite, Of our condition and the terrain we find ourselves crossing Alike in marking a path forward And marching on with all manner of people Passing by charming city lights, congested intersections, Infrequently restful highway stops […]

Long love

"Long love", poetry by Roshan James

A long time ago I made myself a promise To settle for nothing less than sublimity Even if every moment of falling in love With the crude beauty of people and places Would render heartbreak inevitable And would require a daily sacrifice To stay open, to stay vulnerable And to learn deeply That the beauty […]