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

Find me

"Find me" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: And when you find me I’ll be here, content In my mixed up stories Light and dark Ocean and fire At ease in the odds

My broken days

"My broken days" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: My broken days are not what you see They’re not in the parting of my lips Or my shadowed gaze You’ll find them deep in my bones Finely etched fractures of stories half-written A curation for no one’s sake But the art of a mortal life

More

"More" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text: I’m more than these scars I’m more than the search for a silver lining I’ve walked many miles with feet burned bronze And more stories than time

The way we should be

"The way it should be," poetry by Roshan James (Roshan Grossman)

Can we appreciate Each other’s broken bones? Binding the wounds With stories Winding bounds Around histories Opening ourselves Wide open To expose the soft and hard parts In danger of forgetting Concealing what could be Embraced Afraid that we are too much and too little Of the wrong and right things Forgetting that we are […]

Embracing my inner “Geekess”

Hands with technology puzzle

Geekess, geek-diva…a contradiction in terms? Nope, just a new way of looking at the intelligent, inspiring women of Canada’s tech sector. Perhaps it’s because of my tenure in an arts-based career, or because my math/science education seems like a long (intentionally) forgotten aspect of my life…but I realized recently that I really haven’t been paying […]