Wind

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

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

Scars

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

Text: Please don’t hide your storied scars Or the poetic burns Of times and places left But not forgotten

Blaze

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

Text: Stoke the blaze With a fire-forged gaze And heat-seeking hands

Shown

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

Text: You tried to tell me How unlovable you are Yet all you’ve shown me is How to love

Courage

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

Text: Boundless is the courage Of the mortal beating heart Pleading before its Creator Not for itself, but for love

Tremble

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

Text: When you’re confronted with a significant task of love, it’s hard not to tremble in realizing the amount of grace, vulnerability and kindness that this love will pull from you with no guarantees of what will return to you. It is compelling and terrifying when you are called to love in this way. And […]

Last pieces

"Last pieces" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: And when it happens It shakes loose all the last pieces Some fall into place Some fall away

Strange garden

"Strange garden" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Your care-bronzed tones Holding the steady flow Of words thick With quietly churning thoughts And a breath-catching gaze Drew me over my wall and yours Landing me in this strange garden Of new and old worth exploring

Time’s glass walls

"Time's glass walls" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Let me live in this dream Where we meet beyond Time’s glass walls

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