The Silent Pen

Barren pages beckon
To the silent pen
Begging its caress

Shadows of words
Hang suspended
Fitfully tangled

Like lovers
Flirting coyly
Desires denied

Come to me
Complete me
Touch me again

About oldmainer

I am a retired manager living in Southern Maine and a would be writer of poetry, narratives, short stories, and random opinions, and that's how Oldmainer was born. Recently, I decided to try an experiment. I added photography to the mix, using only a cheap cell phone with a limited camera and the editing software that came with it, and added the blog site Inklings at to showcase the results. So, feel free to use whatever you find interesting or worthy, but please honor the terms of my copyright when and if you do. They may not be much, but they are still a piece of me. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.
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4 Responses to The Silent Pen

  1. GP Cox says:

    Welcome back, you’ve been missed the past 2 months.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sonya Kassam says:

    And you have been touched! What a comeback, Bob. I 💕 it


  3. you echo my own yearning – nicely done


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