On bended knee – a tome for Queens





I am one of the legions

who love you with
the warmth
of a thousand
suns –
please accept
these humble words
from your

And accept
for these
that are devoid
of the glory –

those stories
from the
of selflessness
that is


I challenge

the obscene supposition

that I am not to marvel

in your presence.

Alun Be of Dakar, Senegal, created this portrait of Madame Viviane Badiane from Nioro du Rip

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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.