By Christopher Munroe
You can’t OWN a pen.
They’re like butterflies that way. Or disposable lighters. They don’t BELONG to anyone, they simply are. They’re out in the world, existing, and while one might stay with you for a while, the time will inevitably come when it must move on.
Somebody will borrow your pen and, thoughtlessly, it will be put in that person’s pocket, never to be seen again.
And, when that comes, there’s nothing you can do to prevent it. It’s pointless to try.
Just say goodbye to your pen, remember the time you and it shared fondly, and move on…