Monthly Archives: May 2014

once there is a tree

once there is a tree in a verdant field of grass standing tall and happily watching decades pass in the field are hosts of poppies to delight uncounted butterflies pollinating happily no hint of tears or sighs the butterfly epitomises … Continue reading

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AnElephant is Distressed at Eye Test Request

AnElephantCant even spell aquarium The fancy tank thing that some folk keep a wee fishy in But that is a red herring Has absolutely no bearing On this post he only says it for a rhyme for optician Because AnElephant … Continue reading

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Bicycle Pumped – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant pretend he is perfect But he usually writes the exact number of words Sadly this week he blunders Uses way more than 100 But it gives him an excuse for this execrable verse Once again it is Friday Fictioneer … Continue reading

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Hill Towns – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant claim he is supersonic But he does like to wander around Down here in Provence There is no time for yawns He gives you a glimpse of a few spectacular hill towns Yep, he is still doing it. The … Continue reading

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La Gare – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant be mistaken for an encyclopaedia There are some things that not even he knows But this time he’s not wrong In the words of Bob’s song You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows This … Continue reading

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the lachrymose nephologist

 A cloud floats wispy high and white Pure in a clean blue sky A sky too blue to shed a tear A sky that can never cry   The cloud now sees another there Pure in a clean blue sky … Continue reading

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AnElephant Wrassles with Facile Sandcastles

AnElephantCant stay away from la plage He reclines in the sunshine with no worries or hassles What gives him great pleasure As he ponders at leisure Is watching little kiddies building mighty sandcastles They begin with a structure like a … Continue reading

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