As you gaze onto the blank canvas of paper before you; wielding this Patriotic pen that's coated with the colors of freedom itself, you realize that you have complete control and independence to choose what exactly goes on that very canvas. A Manhattan pen is simplistic, yet in a stunningly beautiful way. It is an every day kind of pen. Refill instructions: Twist top clockwise until it comes off. Then you have access to the ink cartage.