Often

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

Text: Speak to me often In lines from songs That make your eyes dance And your lips curl easily Into a smile

When it’s all behind us

"When it's all behind us" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Things fall apart It’s true And that makes it hard to believe Other things will stay intact But not everything is meant to stay And not everything is meant to break And we’ll only know when it’s all behind us What moments inspired lyrics And what kept us singing all along

Bird in flight

"Bird in flight" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Sing your way Over dusty roads Fine-feathered flame With wisdom eyes   Catch the sun In your bright notes Lifting high With dream-tipped flight   Grace the sky In the morning light Through mossy clouds Of dew reclaimed   Find your home At the mountain’s peak Your rebel’s roost For songs untamed

Survival songs

"Survival songs" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I reached the shore And wrapped myself In a blanket of survival songs Smokey and warm From the stubbornly-smouldering fire Of those who’ve come before