Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Tunnel – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant imitate a steam ship His trunk is a feebly unconvincing funnel So if he can’t sail He must go by rail He pretends he’s a choo-choo chugging along through the Chunnel This is a weekly invitation to write a … Continue reading

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heaven is gone

once I lived in Paradise a land blessed with the sun but November came with cold east wind and now heaven is gone once I danced with angels swam with mermaids just for fun but they no longer visit here … Continue reading

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The Suburbs – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant climb a tree If he is a monkey then that is just fine But as he is a heffelump He falls down with a bump He prefers to sit quietly and unadventurously and enjoy the pleasant autumn sunshine This … Continue reading

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The Stranger

in the night the dreams return eliminate all scents and flavours I hear the words of Leonard Cohen I told you when I came I was a stranger I live my life as each one must I stumble in and … Continue reading

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Car Repair – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant be a mechanic With technical stuff – and grammar – he gets totally losted He is seldom inspired More often just tyred In fact today you might say he’s exhausted Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. The Henry … Continue reading

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Fences – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant stand enclosed spaces He needs room to breathe to make him feel all right When he is somewhere Without enough air He starts to feel closster um klaustra er up-tight AnElephant makes another undistinguished assault on this great weekly … Continue reading

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The Ghosts – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant eat Corn Flakes for breakfast And here in France he cannot buy Ricicles But even after the storm He finds it quite warm He does not agree that icicles are twicicles as nicicles* *AnElephant plagiarises a TV advert which is familiar … Continue reading

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