Val Brooklyn Rogers


Beware Of The Sly Quick Pen - Poem by Val Brooklyn Rogers

The sly quick pen?
Who does not give up.
He brings subtle shame to his name
With carelessness.

The sly quick pen harbors writer's
Block more times than not.
He SLIPS AND SLIDES, and he
Promotes himself STRATEGICALLY.

This pen is frequently cunning
As a Fox who easily permeates
Your head and steals your
Thoughts away, leaving doubts in
Place and subjective power plays.

Using negative words such as
'Can't' and 'weak, '
Clearly using FLAMES of fear,
He slides.
WATCHING his reflection in the
Mirror he is naturally pleased with
The arrogance in his own sight.

He ventures out again swimming
Amongst the sharks.
Sly quick pen is ever so careful
With obvious disguises. Sometimes
Winning PRIZES at someone elses
Games.
Someone elses FAME.
And someone elses claims

The Sly quick pen does it again.
Closing the wide open door with a
Quietness and a smile so that no
One else might see his guile.
If nothing else he has style.

He escapes never suspected hardly
Corrected. Beware of sly quick
Pen. He is here!

Topic(s) of this poem: swimming, writing

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Beware Of The Sly Quick Pen by Val Brooklyn Rogers

  • (12/12/2015 4:47:00 PM)


    very good advise so as the poem (Report) Reply

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  • (9/24/2015 8:34:00 PM)


    Excellent depiction of the sly pen, it's carelessness and style taking us into a form of weakness where we swim amongst sharks in poetry, never suspecting it's many disguises. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, September 18, 2015


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