She teaches me

"She teaches me" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: She whispers simple words To the wishing star Remembering in the morning light What she forgot to say at night Because, “stars are still in the sky Even when it’s day, Mommy”   She chooses earrings for me and asks If she can blush my cheeks She’s hopeful That I’ll wear the long floral […]

Fear redeemed

"Fear redeemed" poetry by Roshan James, Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Text:   Fear that once held me close No longer holds me tightly As I loosened my grip he dropped my hand And it was briefly unnerving to face the unknown Without the finger-locked clasp of my friendly foe And though he will take me back without a word Who can forget the courage of […]

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 […]