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The Simple Pen

The Simple Pen I am but a simple man with pen in hand To cut open a slice of universe with verse And with the ink Let it bleed not red It flows instead with mortal colors Over a life well spent What is left over We drink this in a cup Pour more to fill it up But little at a time Too much reality can cloud your mind Said the simple man with bleeding pen Entered in Tyshawn Knight's - "Advice for New Writers: Words of Wisdom in Verse" Poetry Contest on 6/02/15

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Date: 12/19/2014 6:48:00 PM
Earl, great introspective muse I find contagious!
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Date: 12/19/2014 7:29:00 PM
Hi Dave, Thanks so much. Sometimes the smaller poems can be potent. I'm glad you liked my little creation. Have a great week end. Earl
Date: 12/19/2014 4:41:00 PM
Hi Earl, a lot said here in your few lines. I enjoyed reading this and identifying with your message. Sandra
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Date: 12/19/2014 5:38:00 PM
Hi Sandra, Thank you so much for your kind words and interest in my little poem. I appreciate your comments. Have a wonderful week end. Take care. Earl
Date: 12/19/2014 6:54:00 AM
WOW, just love this one Earl, a really fine write. I guess I have to make this another Fav. I had come over to send you Soupmail and thought I would read a couple of your poems while I was here the rest is history.
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Date: 12/19/2014 10:00:00 AM
Hi Maurice, I appreciate your support and encouragement of my works. Thanks again. Have a great week end. Earl
Date: 12/18/2014 5:03:00 PM
Definitely a favorite and I give it a 7.
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Date: 12/18/2014 5:37:00 PM
Good evening M.L. Thank you so much for your interest and kind words. I'm glad that you enjoyed it. Take care. Earl
Date: 12/18/2014 4:17:00 PM
I love the way your pen bleeds and flows Earl - may your ink never dry up my friend:-) hugs jan xxx
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Date: 12/18/2014 5:40:00 PM
Hi Jan. Thanks! Don't tell my computer key board about the pen. It will get jealous. Have a wonderful night. Earl