Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Spaceship – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant understand this picture To him it is all turvy-topsy An odd looking thing Which looks like it can sting Plus a giant bee that might be a wopsy Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time, with our gracious and … Continue reading

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Hyères* Today Gone Tomorrow

AnElephantCant help being confused As he encounters all these strange places and names Not just in Provence But all over France Starting way up north with Laon and Reims He sets off on a marathon TGV journey Near Besançon he … Continue reading

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AnElephantCant but a Pelican

Hey Ichabod did you quack quack Asked the first dog of the second No Sigismund it was not I I think it was the Pelican Come on you guys says Pomeroy Don’t forget the little duck She is not here … Continue reading

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The Docks – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant hide his pleasure He hopes you all agree He is happiest afloat On a big sturdy boat Although on the docks he can be all at sea  This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece of fiction … Continue reading

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The Rock – Līgo Haībun Challenge

AnElephantCant claim he’s intelligent Some folk say he’s a kinda dumb creature But when he wants to learn He knows where to turn Mother Nature is the ultimate teacher This week’s Līgo Haībun Challenge comes once again courtesy of the wonderful … Continue reading

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AnElephant’s Weekly Teaching about His Weakness for Peaches

AnElephantCant think of anything He prefers to chilling out on the beach But when it comes to his tummy Your scribe is no dummy He thinks the best thing in the world is a peach Apricots and nectarines are deliciousful … Continue reading

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Eros and Villains

AnElephantCant hide his affection for Eros Le chien who guards Emmy AnElephant and the house He is quite large and hairy And borderline scary And not easily confused with a mouse AnElephant thinks he is a sabre-toothed Alsatian Or Berger … Continue reading

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