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?

Tiny planet

"Tiny planet" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: It looked so beautiful Round and Reams of blue marbled with A deep, sun-fed green, cool To the touch, and warming On sight, fields dotted with Yellow, white Buzzing with micro-life Beckoning us from Beyond, enticing our Energy, optimistic In what could be if We found our Self embodied And inhabiting This tiny planet

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

Clutch

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

Text: As I stepped on Each crumbling hour seemed To hold more life than, The one before, but it’s what Time Would have us learn is nothing More than illusion and desire Of our own devising as we release Recklessly, somersaulting Into the Universe’s constant Motion, attempting to dance With rapture, better pursued When we […]

Light, the step

"Light, the step" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

Text: I will not be fettered or pulled By chains measured in minutes Or by the maddening urgency From waiting for a single drop Forming into fullness I step undaunted Into the gales of time Walking lightly

Purpose

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

Text: There is something about life The very living of it Turns a crank In the motor of the Universe So that our purpose Our value Is infinite, greater Than what we can dream to understand

Language of life

"Language of life" poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada

  Text: The Universe breathes together Speaking the language of life To each who breathe with it

Black line

Text: I wrestled with the idea of death when I was seven years old I remember lying awake, with my eyes still closed Trying not to blink or breathe Trying to picture what it would feel like to not be here   All I could feel was empty A hollowness and a quietness terrifyingly never-ending […]

Declaration

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

Text: Sometimes I wasn’t always sure What I was asking for Until I looked back and realized How I choose to fill my time Is a declaration Moment by moment Calling out to the universe To give me more of this, less of that So that my days are a choice My weeks are made […]

Like the universe depends

"Like the universe depends", poetry by Roshan James

When I’m with you We cross from Heaven to Hell And back Over and Over and Over Until it is both At once That is the best way I can describe How it feels To love you Like the universe Depends on it And the best way I can describe How it feels To have […]