Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ain’t Mis-Bee-Hivin’

AnElephantCant hide his admiration for beeses They are always such busy little buzzers They can be Honey or Bumble Or even Nocturnal But he can’t tell one from ze uzzers There are Hornfaced and Diggers and Leafcutters And some that … Continue reading

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The Dress – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant really help it His stories just seem full of gloom This week he has tried To see the bright side But once again it is laden with doom  It is Friday Fictioneer time again. The idea is to write … Continue reading

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The Badger – Līgo Haībun Challenge

AnElephantCant tell you how happy he is He prepares to again take the plunge That line is quite awful But no time for waffle He tackles the new Līgo Haībun Challenge The Badger As the first flakes of tomorrow faintly … Continue reading

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A Scottish Diet – This’ll Kill You!

AnElephantCant really deny it We Scots have the world’s worst diet Nothing we eat Whether chocolate or meat Tastes quite right unless we deep fry it Our staple grub is haggis and neeps* Which we don’t export so you should … Continue reading

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The Lamppost – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant hide his delight Just recently he is not feeling too bright Then he sees Al’s prompt And suddenly is swamped With ideas – he has just seen the light The Lamppost You were nervous that first night. I really … Continue reading

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Your Call is Important to Us

AnElephantCant stand automated switchboards Perhaps he is getting hard of hearing They say Please press one He says this is no fun He finds it a pain in the rear end He remembers when he speaks to a person He … Continue reading

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Ne’er Cast a Cloot ‘Til May’s Oot*

*Do not discard any garment until May is over (Old Scots Saying) AnElephantCant come out to play In the merry merry month of May On the twenty fourth day He has nothing to say Until now it has been long … Continue reading

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