AnElephantCant forget his childhood
When he travels to so many schools
It is never easy to be
Big and grey – you see
To be different is to break the first rule
The Ligo Haibun Challenge is a weekly event hosted by sweet Nightlake and the bold Pirate.
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This week we can choose as our topic one of two words
AnElephant writes of torture.
The two women sit with twin babies.
Mummy holds one, her sister the other.
All four have identical light blue eyes.
It is an enchanting picture.
Daddy arrives with two more children, a blue-eyed boy and an older, brown-eyed girl.
The boy immediately involves himself with his mother and the baby, and is welcomed with smiles and kisses.
The girl sits beside her aunt, attempting to be part of things, but is excluded from the general joy.
Daddy films the happiness, but carefully ignores the misery.
a young soul is tortured
for a heinous crime