Soft

Soft - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, ON, Canada

Text: Small kindnesses Rain quenching-soft Over the driest desert heart

Piece

Piece - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: The strongest steps are built   Piece   By   Piece   By   Piece   By

Tested

Tested - Bravery counts most / When it's tested - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Bravery counts most When it’s tested

Waited

Waited - I waited for you / In the same way / The light of day burns / To greet the night - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I waited for you In the same way The light of day burns To greet the night

Joy

Joy - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: Awake into the colour of joy After braving the long-cold night

Choose

Choose - a poem by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: And one day it’s a bit brighter And one day you choose To live in the light

Smoke

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

Text: Let me blow away the ribboning smoke Of memories mixed with doubt

Back

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

Text: I was lost from myself Fragments fallen by the way In my many attempts to fit Until you scooped up And brought me back Piece by piece

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

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