Monthly Archives: September 2013

Perfect Love Song

AnElephantCant believe you’d come back to him Even if he wrote the perfect love song But he tries to create one anyway In the hope you do just to prove him wrong  He tries to express things in romantic words … Continue reading

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Doors – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephant is easily confused by doors He finds it difficult to handle keys bolts and locks The question is posed What marvel can be enclosed He can’t guess so he lifts up his trunk and just knocks  He is once … Continue reading

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AnElephant Bags a Baguette

AnElephantCant describe a Boulangerie* Though you know he is jolly well going to try But your bums can unclench He won’t do it in French He doesn’t even know the word for a pie A baker’s shop here is a … Continue reading

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The Swamp – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant always be prompt here Yesterday he goes to the beach So this is the best he can manage For Alastair’s Challenge And this is the end of his speech This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece … Continue reading

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The Path – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant tell which path to take He sometimes lacks common sense So with scarcely a sigh He takes the one less travelled by And that makes all the difference The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event hosted by the … Continue reading

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Elephants Over Easy

  Chef by Phil Burns AnElephantCant be let loose in a kitchen He’s like a bull in a China Shop He can’t stand the heat The egg has him beat His haute cuisine is a culinary flop He struggles with … Continue reading

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The Phone-Billed Platypus

AnElephantCant be sure about anything Regarding this most bizarre of all nature’s creatures Odder than a golf-mad giraffe Or a heffelump who is daft He discusses the famously incomprehensible duck-billed platypus He knows that the plural is obviously platypuseresses And … Continue reading

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