Doing Time
Author: Pamela O'Brien


Like a poet's pen
Run out of ink
There are no words left for me

Now the page
Sits blank & begging
For my silent agony

There are no words
Because there is no pain
Of which most of my words are written

So I lay this poet's pen to rest
And serve it's shortened sentence


Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* ( -- Wednesday, February 2 2005, 03:50 am

Pamela, You've been paroled...

great job..Poetry Goddess,ya know that's how i now look at it now when i put my life on hold by layin' my heart down for mega years.."Shortened Sentence" then a Knight in Shinnin' Armour rescues my heart..after i got a taste of that again ..what was i thinkin'....
Pamela your a genius in all you create...i await for your next creation..
Martin Vann ( -- Wednesday, February 2 2005, 03:23 pm

Pam, Even A Poet's Pen, Needs A Break, Sometimes.


Your heart is to full of what we value, and that, you will, never lose. However, I agree, sometimes, my pen also, goes dry, then "I" go back, to what I believe. Then, as I think,the fog clears, I realize, my heart is still full, I just got a little tired. Guess, we all, need a break, sometimes.

Love the poem.
joyce ivy ( -- Wednesday, February 2 2005, 04:36 pm


sometimes our pens to our minds grow empty for a while but it will come back in excess...thanks for sharing...joyce
PAMELA ( -- Wednesday, February 2 2005, 10:07 pm


im glad you understood what i was saying in this poem, and the funny thing is it doesn't bother me to take a breather every once and awhile.
thanks for your comments :o)
mental ( -- Saturday, December 18 2010, 01:06 am


sometimes i cantput it down and the pen is covered with sweat words floating in a poets mind thank you again great poem
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