AnElephantCant pretend he is a big success
Some say he is a blatant under-achiever
He cannot work in a forest
Or ever be a fun florist
His trunk is all red because he suffers dreadfully from hay fever
Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes.
The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in his picture (below).
Flowers often take me back to that simpler time – the 1960s – when the world was young and idealistic.
A generation of people preached peace and brotherly love, then grew up to exploit the banking system and bring the world economy crashing to its knees.
And, in passing, to invade Iraq, Afghanistan and a host of other sovereign states.
Click on this link to enter your tale, and see what others have written.
She’s a Lady
My favourite song is an old hippy anthem.
She’s a Lady, by John Sebastian.
It tells of a fleeting but perfect encounter with a girl who is ‘floating along with a whimsical twinkling in her strange…
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