Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gruesome Ghouls and Ghastly Ghosties – Scottish Hallowe’en

AnElephantCant contain his excitement As the end of October draws near His wee brain fair itches As he thinks about witches It is far and away the scariest night of the year Aye Hallowe’en is a night of fear-filled frolics … Continue reading

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Like a Fish – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant wait to go home He is currently in Scotland where it is not so sunny So till he gets back to the Med He makes this wee tale in his head He thinks it is cool to write something … Continue reading

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Parrots and Paranoid Pirates

AnElephantCant claim he’s a yachtsman He is really too cumbersomely landlubberish for that He doesn’t understand tides Or winds that blow from the sides And he hasn’t even got the right silly hat But he does think that sailboats are … Continue reading

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Le Mistral

soft at first brushing high leaves teasing gentle refreshing building but slowly to a strength that shakes trees destroys parasols abducts hats rattles windows and doors clears the terrasse of all but the most solid items of furniture and for … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant quite make out this picture He thinks it may be the reflection of a bus He decides to stick with it It is just the ticket So he writes a funny story without any fuss This is a weekly … Continue reading

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Lost at Sea – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant remember last week’s haibun It is a mere bauble or perhaps a trinket Gone with the wind Because AnElephant sinned He writes it but then forgets to link it The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event now hosted … Continue reading

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Hey, You, Giraffe My Cloud

AnElephantCant begin to describe it One of Ma Nature’s strangest and most beautiful creations As tall as a house As quiet as a mouse AnElephant has no rational explanation She is possibly AnElephant’s favourite animal Her height helps her to … Continue reading

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