Author Archives: AnElephantCant

About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/

water

Click here to hear the poet read his words: water a fleeting smile a tender touch small deeds that make your breath stop the tiny things that start a flow like a perfect fragile raindrop eyes that sparkle full of … Continue reading

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Scotland’s mist

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Scotland’s mist a man abroad far far from home missing those whom he once loved when will he think to come again back to those that he still dreams of does … Continue reading

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clouds

Click here to hear the poet read his words: clouds a cloud floats wispy high and white pure in a clean blue sky a sky too blue to shed a tear a sky that can never cry the cloud now … Continue reading

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the rusty anchor

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the rusty anchor the sands of time are shifting silent songbirds swiftly fly the hills slip soft behind the mist wretched clouds begin to cry seaweed strewn along the shoreline waits … Continue reading

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poetry

Click here to hear the poet read his words: poetry the words I write at eventide are different from early morning as darkness falls I search for peace pre-dawn I send a warning at dusk my lines come fully formed … Continue reading

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Man’s Inhumanity to Man Makes Countless Thousands Mourn*

Originally posted on anelephantcant:
Lest We Forget I have seen them in many parts of the world. From Scotland to Canada and the USA. From France to Australia. Each one rips at my soul. But the saddest thing about War…

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one more ghost

Click here to hear the poet read his words: one more ghost the ghosts came back again today as they often do uninvited I drift through the years quite unconcerned apart from an occasional love unrequited I now have reached … Continue reading

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