Monthly Archives: January 2015

Happy Birthday, Mr Burns

AnElephantCant write poetry like Rabbie But then of course nobody can It is almost a crime To pen this silly rhyme As a tribute to an exceptional man January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert … Continue reading

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life and a 3-legged dog

I can tell from his skin grey and tired his hair long unwashed his clothes worn and grimy that he has no home he walks the quayside probably seeking a place to sleep shelter from the rain wind driven from … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant ever be organised He is never on time he procrastinates Although sometimes he wishes He can wash and dry all the dishes He usually ends up with broken saucers and plates Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. Immaculately … Continue reading

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Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie Yesterday – Saturday – in Medville, there was a tribute to Charlie Hebdo. Events like this took place in cities, towns and villages across France and, I am sure, much further afield. There will be more today. … Continue reading

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right and wrong

You tell me I will soon forget That you already can’t remember But you are sunshine in July And I’m the east wind in November I tell you that you’re always right You tell me that I’m wrong I say … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant sing rock n roll Though he undoubtedly has oodles of swagger You think this is hooey But he can’t go to St Louis And he is not Chuck Berry or  mighty Mick Jagger Once again it is Friday Fictioneer … Continue reading

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The Theft – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant help feeling embarrassed He sees something that puzzles him greatly He has got no clue He is surprised there are two But he sees another object that is pink and unshapely This is a weekly invitation to write a short … Continue reading

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