On showing up to write

I am not here because I feel like it.
I am here because it matters.
I am not here for people to applause
I am here to make my thoughts coherent.
I am not here to make up for the days I didn’t write
I am here because today’s words need to be written
And there are people who need them.
This is not a performance
This is gift for my neighbor
This really isn’t about me at all
But the pen in my hand
And the things it can achieve
If only I let it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s