Cursed abundance

"Cursed abundance" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Text: I’m not afraid of being hungry, For the chase I’m afraid of being so full I don’t appreciate opportunities, Or welcome ideas Because of the abundance Easily bought, Cavalier in amplification Rather than hard won   I say this But even this bravery, Meager-seeking Is a pantomime of frugality Until it is tested

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 […]