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Parker's Plight

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Parker's Plight

Merely to scratch the surface Parker’s clogged nib ruminates “How annoying, scratch and scribble..” My horizontal paradise lost, marred by the occasion drool coming from Goliath. Laying down, often, I roll from side to side a cat’s paw for the skin sack above me ah…I am beyond maudlin I am blue, dilly dilly. Blue like the veins in the digited palms which twirl and whirl me across endless scapes of white. Oh, how I long for a brighter surface, a deeper well. Ah well, so full of Dear’s and Sirs and Madam’s that an occasional To Whom It May Concern causes twitters of laughter from the godhead. I would dance with the pretty pencil, if I could, but stand alone.. if only.. if only… I pray to the breath of life above for a pen stand, and perhaps pink paper? Destined only to stand or fall at its will, I mourn. I wonder what the paper thinks?
Sincerely, Parker *The Parker Pen Company is a manufacturer of pens, founded in 1888 by George Safford Parker in Janesville, Wisconsin, United States.

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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 5:19:00 PM

    Congrats on your amazing win..Sara

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:51:00 PM

    Very witty and intelligent write! Congratulations on a well deserved win, Debbie! And thank you so much for the comments on my work. Love, Hanitra

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 12:00:00 PM

    As usual, a winner penned. Congrats Debbie. One love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 9:22:00 PM

    Lady, , congratulations with your awesome win in the "Drunken Pen Round 2 " contest.....love the way you hold your pen. good night :-) xox PD

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 7:36:00 AM

    well penned...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 4:58:00 AM

    Congrats on your win with this great write!

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 4:44:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Joann's "Drunken Pen" contest Debbie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 3:29:00 AM

    congratulations on your win friend Debbie..cheers!! (^_^)

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 4:57:00 PM

    Congratulations about tieing with me for second place! Would that the godhead let us both win firs placet! Very well thought out work on your part. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 1:23:00 PM

    I remember having to blot the text.... so frustrating. I use to experiment with calligraphy - we had to hold our Parker pens in a certain way to get the "thick and thin lines' just right.....Thank your this trip down memory lane. Congratulations on your win, Debbie. Love, Su

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 6:02:00 AM

    Ah! poetry on Parker's plight. As creative as it gets, Debbie, good one.

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 11:52:00 PM

    Good one Debi!I like this.