Monthly Archives: August 2013

How Not to Speak Foreign – AnElephant’s Guide

AnElephantCant teach you to speak foreign You are better to get Berlitz to do that He gives you some hints Not as many as vingt (20, okay?) So you are not as dumb as a chien or a cat It … Continue reading

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The Great Auk – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant always be serious But sometimes he despairs for mankind He tells of the Great Auk Who with scarcely a squawk Into the dustbin of history is consigned The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event hosted by the delightfully … Continue reading

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AnElephant’s Office Rocker

AnElephantCant ever deny that His working hours might be best described as somewhat intermittent He starts when he starts And quite often departs Before he even bothers to switch on his high-priced hi-tech equipment He is not a big fan … Continue reading

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Thieves of a Feather – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant work without broadband It has been up and down all this week So he speaks to monsieur Who says bien sur I will be sure to give it a wee tweak Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time, with … Continue reading

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Rum Rhymes Fun Times Wind Chimes

AnElephantCant control the breeze or the wind Though he is dumb enough to try many times But nevertheless He is sure you can guess That AnElephant just loves to hear tinkling wind chimes The image at the top shows two … Continue reading

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Ecstasy – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant express his feelings Some things are more precious than words So he simply says That he is so often amazed By the best when he expects the worse The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event hosted by the … Continue reading

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The Lane – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant always access the interweb He has problems galore with his broadband But he isn’t too glum It could be his bum Which is numb from sitting so long in the sand This is a weekly invitation to write a … Continue reading

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