On fire

On fire - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: How do you not fall in love With the face of the Universe, blazing In millions of glorious fires And magnificent unknowns?

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

Existence

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

Text: I am thankful For this brief yet beautiful And broken existence Affording each of us time On this bright little island Of life between Stars and dark matter

Two sides of the moon

"Two sides of the moon" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I’ve landed on this rock After circling round the sun Coming so close to burning Out of time Out of breath From dodging meteors Inhaling stardust And I know you Found in the same way A landing place On this rock Two sides of the moon Darker with our shadows And brighter with our […]

Turn

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

Text: Spin into me across star-thick skies Beyond dusky clusters of galaxies Drawing in life Slow-consuming giants of dark matter   Tumble with me around the outer limits In carefree cartwheels Weightless, playing hide and seek From gravity and growing old   Turn into me with your care-worn key Unlocking a refuge In pursuit of […]

Onward

"Onward" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: We could try To stay anchored And hold onto our presence Foolishly grasping at the tail of each instant But I’d rather fill my sails With countless fear-free moments Harnessing the gales of passing time To pull my horizon-chasing ship onward In search of revelations And the magnificent unknown Leaving behind a trail of […]

Ancestors of the night

"Ancestors of the night" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Walk tall, ancestors of the night, Dark shadows of your golden youth When your quick tongues Learned the wisdom of Silence   Walk far into the deepest dark Pulling time in chains of glass Across the sanded shores of planets Spun from rays of stars   Stride proud and bold Across breathless skies in […]

Keep me

"Keep me" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo

There is unspeakable desire Moving with me Shrouding my sight in forever moonlight It is the possibilities with you That keep me Watching the stars

Country love song

"Country love song", poetry by Roshan James

Warm summer nights Sweet sultry air Will you come to my door? Will you kiss me right here?   Will you sing to me sweetly This old country song The one with two lovers Bravely taking night on The one where he loves her And she loves him too A song warm and lovely A […]

Dusk is falling

Dusk is falling, poetry by Roshan Grossman. Artwork by Olga Mohelnikova.

Somewhere Dusk is falling And stars are burning At the speed of light Blazing to extinction In agonies of passion Igniting and consuming The untamed horizon Razed unclaimed Ushering The rush of a creation And a consciousness fresh Of belief, of finding Something new In the dawn Waiting After dusk falls