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Drunken Pen

My electronic pen as drunk as a blind bat rattles along the virtual pages of my computer trying to make sense of its staggering direction, not knowing which word will next come out of its nib, mainly keeping a balance, endeavoring not to topple over, or to make scrawling blotches on its whitened board.  
It is interesting that one can surmise the demise of a pen, by checking the balance of ink life that remains. However if the pen is drunk it will display uneven levels of ink life as it rocks and staggers across fallen white leafs destined to change color.  Many a writer has become an idea dwarf. Hence, what is called writer’s block, sets in.  I have found myself down that street a few times and have exercised my drunken pen’s syndrome option to its fullest.  Nothing quite like it though, as this form of writing makes no sense to the closed minded reader, but a satisfactory opt out when the writer’s mind is blocked, to resort to using their drunken pen.

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  1. Date: 10/17/2012 11:20:00 PM
    Trust - J.A.B. %

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 7:15:00 PM
    What an intriguing thought. Let the pen lead you. The old time pen wasn't very inventive but these modern gadgets truly could take over. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 4:28:00 PM
    wonderful write Joy,just sitting there blank,pen scribbling,pondering a topic and then the pen says,try this,lol great write

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 1:21:00 AM
    joy. I am not terribly fond of drunken pen writes, but I LOVE yours. I really enjoyed it and found it quite interesting, especially the way you related it to a poet and her/his writing abilities!!

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 10:21:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 4:06:00 PM
    soupmail :)

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 3:58:00 PM
    Interesting work that you have penned..Wasn't this a contest topic?..Reads like winning material..Is that Alberta, Canada? Boy that is cold climate to move to stay awhile..Don't get frozen in up there..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 3:01:00 PM
    so cute. I used to call it free writing, but after reading this, it shall now be known as the drunken pen. LOL so cute. hugs, Catie

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 2:58:00 PM
    very good