An Ode to the Big Red.

It can’t be denied
that many have tried
but there’s no pen like a Big Red.

Parker Duofold Senior set in box

That ball-ended clip
was certainly hip
on a pen that was both Big and Red.

Clip detail

It was truly a prize,
a nib of that size;
it could only be a Big Red.

Parker Duofold Senior

A Christmas tree feed
is just what you need
when you write with a pen called Big Red.

Christmas tree feed

The Parker Duofold
is sought after, I’m told.
So hold on to your awesome Big Red.

Writing sample