Monthly Archives: February 2015

the night

each evening the sun goes down shadows move and pain hits deep that’s when I face my inmost fears and evade the clutch of sleep I lie awake avoiding dreams I pray dawn will be here soon I know the … Continue reading

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The Railway

AnElephantCant go on a train Although there are so many times he has tried He goes to the station But to his consternation He cannot squeeze his mammoth bahookie inside Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. Chief Engineer Rochelle … Continue reading

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Right and Wrong is Now a Song

Kris Anderson has put just about the most unexpected music imaginable to some of my words. I love it! The words of the original poem – Right and Wrong – are shown below.   You tell me I will soon … Continue reading

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The Light – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant deny that he’s different He tends to stand out in a crowd His ears look better shrunk He has tusks and a trunk That holds more water than the average rain cloud This is a weekly invitation to write a … Continue reading

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to be loved

it is nice to be loved you tell me I don’t know if that is true there is no one on earth who loves me the way that I love you it is nice to be loved you tell me … Continue reading

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Forbidden Jetty – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant climb a lighthouse He bewares of wee twisty stairs He knows nobody cares About his scary nightmares But where oh where can he hide from the bears This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece of fiction (c. … Continue reading

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the hole

there is a hole in my life where you used to live under blue skies and blissful sunshine with beaches and forests and long summer strolls now the hole is as deep as a mine there is a hole in … Continue reading

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