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To All the Pens I've Lost Before

To all the pens I’ve lost before That rolled off my desk and, on the floor I’m glad they came along I dedicate this song To all the pens I’ve lost before To all the pens I’ve once caressed And may I say, I’ve held the best For helping me to grow, I owe a lot I know To all the pens I’ve lost before Ideas in my mind were growing And all those things I had to say Those things and thoughts my inward praying Etched in pen with verse I’d play To all the pens that gave words life That helped express love to my wife I’m glad you came along I dedicate this song To all the pens I’ve lost before To all the pens that inspired me That filled empty pages with fantasy They live within my heart Always playing an important part For all the pens I’ve lost before With the wisdom each pen was bestowing They helped me find the right words to say Inspiration steadily growing Why did the best pens never stay To all the pens I’ve lost before That rolled off my desk and, on the floor I’m glad they came along I dedicate this song To all the pens I’ve lost before To all the pens I’ve held before From you I could not ask for more Yes, I’m glad you came along Without you I couldn’t write my songs To all the pens I’ve lost before. A parody of Willie Nelson’s song, I hope you enjoy.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 1/16/2020 9:26:00 AM
Very clever Richard. I enjoyed this poem. Again it is a very clever write. Your friend..... Roger
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Date: 11/13/2019 8:22:00 AM
This is brilliant! I very much enjoyed this :-) x
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 11/13/2019 8:24:00 AM
Thanks Elaine. Hugs Rick.
Date: 10/23/2018 3:25:00 PM
Hi Richard, brilliant, once more your creativity sings in this excellent write. Once again you pull off a brilliant write. I have sung this a couple of times now and I love it. This is you Richard still being creative and imaginative. May your pen ever run gold. This is a fave. Have a wonderful Wednesday. Your friend always....Mike.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 10/24/2018 8:37:00 AM
You as well Mike!
Date: 9/20/2018 3:28:00 AM
Brilliant Richard. I can certainly identify with this. Very amusing.
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Date: 9/17/2018 8:45:00 PM
Willy would be proud of you and so will the pens. They just don't get enough recognition. Thanks for sharing with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
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Date: 6/5/2018 4:31:00 AM
To all the muses sashaying in grace alluring an adept a pen to portray such an inspiring beautiful Lyric! A brilliant write Richard! I can hear the music and feel the pride! A FAV! A great pleasure to read. Stay safe and blessed.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 6/5/2018 8:05:00 AM
Thanks Besma.
Date: 4/29/2018 3:01:00 AM
This is laugh out loud genius, Richard, another fave, thanks. Regards, Viv
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/29/2018 9:30:00 AM
Thanks again Viv. I had fun with this one.
Date: 4/27/2018 4:39:00 PM
Great poem Richard. This is for everyone who has ever lost a pen. Must be why I'm always collecting them. ~Deanna~
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/28/2018 8:51:00 AM
Ha ha, now I know where they have gone.
Date: 4/25/2018 11:26:00 AM
An excellent parody, Richard. I can understand the nostalgia behind those pens that have gone missing, but you are lucky to keep acquiring equally good, or even better ones! Regards // paul
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/26/2018 7:54:00 AM
Great comment Paul. Thanks for the visit.
Date: 4/21/2018 9:02:00 AM
Funny and well written Richard with a bit of nostalgia and hidden meaning. (My wife opened the Montblanc pen store in NC many years ago).
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/21/2018 11:30:00 AM
Very cool James. Pens can hold great meaning and energy. Also tremendous historical significance.
Date: 4/18/2018 10:32:00 AM
So lovely writing as a tribute to unsung hero of our poetry...........a pen..... you have done it so well.........salute to you dear Richard
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/20/2018 9:11:00 AM
Thanks Muhammad.
Date: 4/14/2018 2:47:00 AM
This is absolutely endearing, Richard. "Inspiration steadily growing Why did the best pens never stay " My favorite moment. May your pen never dry my friend, whichever you may use. Always, Laura
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/14/2018 8:15:00 AM
Thanks Laura, it was a fun one to write.
Date: 4/12/2018 12:15:00 AM
I enjoyed reading this! :)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/14/2018 8:16:00 AM
Thanks and a big hug.
Date: 4/11/2018 4:41:00 PM
Richard, this is one of Willie's best songs and your parody is excellent! I was singing along. Such fun. I'd like to see more like this one. Is it for a contest?
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Date: 4/11/2018 2:38:00 PM
Hi Richard: A beautiful change of lyrics on one of my favorite singers. Thank you for your comment on we the people.
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Date: 4/11/2018 1:56:00 PM
hello Richard, this poem is beautiful. Without our pens,we would not be able to write our poems on paper before submitting our poems on the computer. Have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 4/11/2018 12:25:00 PM
This was great Richard, don't think Julio and Willie will mind a bit...
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Date: 4/11/2018 12:09:00 PM
Lovely poem, Richard. I love how you changed the lyrics of that song. Good to read you. My muse is away...I haven't had much heart for writing. Blessings.
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Date: 4/11/2018 11:10:00 AM
Cute and lyrical as well Send it to Willie he may want to re record the melody with your new version LOL Loved it Love Mom
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/14/2018 8:24:00 AM
Wouldn’t that be nice. Love you mom.
Date: 4/10/2018 7:14:00 PM
Just lovely Lyrics Richard, a definite fave....Maria :)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/11/2018 10:23:00 AM
Thanks Maria. Hugs Rick.
Date: 4/10/2018 3:43:00 PM
WoW! Richard, You have penned amazing and outstanding lyrics. It has a good rhythm and flow. And the content is top notch. I've always admired your talent from a far. I'm a fan just in case I haven't told you before. Good ink. This is an instant fav. PS, I'm familiar with Willie and Julio's version of the song and I can hear both versions in mind:-) Alexis
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/11/2018 10:14:00 AM
You are sweet, thanks Alexis, drop by any time.
Date: 4/10/2018 3:21:00 PM
incredible, rich... julio iglesas sang this too.. you make me sigh!.. huggs
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/11/2018 8:50:00 AM
Thanks for the hug and visit Nette.
Date: 4/10/2018 2:38:00 PM
I LOVED this Richard!!! So very clever :) ~Judy
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/11/2018 8:42:00 AM
Thanks Judy.:0)
Date: 4/10/2018 12:24:00 PM
Well Richard, you've inked this one well my friend.. Nice write....All the best ...Charlie
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/11/2018 8:39:00 AM
Thanks Charlie.
Date: 4/10/2018 10:48:00 AM
Outstanding write, Richard - my kind of poetry. Hang on to your pen - good stuff flows from your talented pen! Many thx for your kind words re His Last Ride - Best to you - Bob
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/11/2018 8:37:00 AM
Thanks Robert, it was a fun one to write.
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