On hearts and knees

Heavy hearts and knees that bend

often orbit those difficult truths

that we cower from.


I bore witness

to a difficult epiphany –

when I realized that I

was renting my purpose

instead of owning it.




I decided to stand up

with my outstretched hands

to claim that

which was stored up for me.



Between our foundations… Lies clarity.


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About Shun P. Writes

Author, Genealogist, Writer, Poet, possessor of 2 cents, blogger and eternal student of life, who harbors a firm belief in his Grandmother's mantra that: "People need to get off of their rump and do something". All while keeping in mind that a cheering section will often get in the way.