Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fear of Flying – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant tell if this plane Has wide enough seats to squeeze in his wee bum so He sits on the wing Has a swing and a sing And – wait for it! – pretends he is Dumbo on a Jumbo … Continue reading

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The Wild Boar

The Wild Boar I dream I am a wild boar, a powerful, magnificent beast with mighty tusks. I charge through the hills, the forests, the fields, afraid of nothing. Then I see another boar. He is about ten times my … Continue reading

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Bird Shot – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant deny he misses Scotland The bens and the glens and the heather Aye haggis for dinner Is always a winner It is such a pity about the weather This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece of … Continue reading

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La Mer

La Med by night dark calm sparkling in gentle moonlight soft rivers of mercury undulating mysterious while fish in splashes of gleaming silver dance along the shoreline by day whipped by the Mistral racing eastwards in choppy white tipped ridges … Continue reading

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Dinner Party – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant eat with chopsticks He is less adroit than the average man so He uses his trunk For his food and drink And practices a wee tune on the piano Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. Presented weekly by … Continue reading

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The Ball – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant play at football He isn’t too quick on his feet But he is quite roly-poly So if he is the goalie His team almost never gets beat This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece of fiction … Continue reading

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trust

she smiles at me she takes my hand leads me to her front door she wipes my brow she whispers sweet the words that I must know you know that you can trust me to keep you from the rain … Continue reading

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