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As the Incense Burns πŸ”₯

As the Incense Burns πŸ”₯

By Shun P. Writes
An ongoing discussion with the Author, Poet and Researcher Shun P. Writes and the winding paths of purpose.
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Episode VII - Genealogy or digging at my roots (Part I)

As the Incense Burns πŸ”₯

Episode VII - Genealogy or digging at my roots (Part I)

As the Incense Burns πŸ”₯

Episode X - Reflections in the wake of Father's Day 2021
In this installment I reflect on the lessons gifted to me by way of my Father and how those echoes of purpose guided my steps and I drag an old foe through the confines of prose as the capstone to the episode.
June 21, 2021
Episode IX - Protecting your Heart
In this installment of As the Incense πŸ”₯'s: I discuss the frequencies of love, gratitude, those notions of speaking truth to ourselves and the omnipresent battle to accept people for who they are versus who we want them to be.
June 12, 2021
Episode VIII - Genealogy or digging at my roots (Part II)
In part two of my reflection on my efforts to trace the winding roots of my family tree - I reflect on the power of dreams and my visit to the seat of 2 centuries of family history.
June 5, 2021
Episode VII - Genealogy or digging at my roots (Part I)
In this episode I discuss some of the most important reflections and lessons that my Elders provided me with in the search for the origins of my family... along with words of advice for aspiring Genealogists.
May 30, 2021
Episode VI - Being weaponized
In this episode, I speak on the concept of Black men being weaponized by virtue of their skin and the power of my Father. Growing up, the world implied that I should stay in my place, but the mandates that I was given charted another path for me.
May 21, 2021
Those notions of loyalty
In this episode I expand on the notion of how history repeats in families, my genealogy efforts and how the selflessness of my assorted family members echoes from the historic record and into the present.
May 15, 2021
Episode IV - The Frequencies of Momma
In this installment l discuss the power of Mothers with a missive to my Momma and a reflection on the influence of my Grandmothers in mapping out the winding roots of nearly 200 years of family history.
May 8, 2021
To be a cruel contradiction
In this episode Shun P. reflects on one of those timeless instances where the darts of racism attempted to relegate his humanity to an afterthought and the strategies that he employed to ensure his survival.
April 29, 2021
Who is Shun P. Writes?
In this episode - the Author Shun P. Writes tenders an introduction to the "who" behind the "he" and a brief reflection on the lessons that he is "still" learning on the winding trails of life.
April 25, 2021
The inaugural episode - A poetry reading on National Poetry Month and an unintended echo.
As we kick the tires on the podcast... we delve into a reading from the latest book: "From the Water's Edge Volume III and reading of the first 3 pieces from that section.
April 22, 2021
As the Incense burns... discussions held with the author about... life.
I'll touch on those uncomfortable truths and the lies told in humankind's oldest war with its greatest foe... itself. We tell lies to ourselves because the truth is too much to bear.
April 22, 2021