Author Archives: AnElephantCant

life and a 3-legged dog

Click here to hear the poet read his words: 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 … Continue reading

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the answer

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the answer (to everything)* I always knew she’d wait for me her feelings never hidden I always knew she’d wait for me until at last she didn’t I thought she was … Continue reading

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many sins

Click here to hear the poet read his words: many sins I hear the teardrops in your eyes please don’t cry because I’m gone I’m sure you’ll find another love but for me you were the one I recall again … Continue reading

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silent voice

Click here to hear the poet read his words: silent voice the view is very different since my world turned upside down when once I was the leading man I am now the tear-stained clown I think I can write … Continue reading

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nothing is certain

Click here to hear the poet read his words: nothing is certain what do you see when you look through the glass asks the patiently urgent schoolmaster trees and the sky and the clouds floating by but one boy has … Continue reading

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the children

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the children where are the children the question once more raised why are they so hard to find are they already in their graves where are the children we think it’s … Continue reading

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where

Click here to hear the poet read his words: where are we so where do you think we are my love now that nothing is ever what it seems do we smile share a kiss say goodbye walk away or … Continue reading

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yes or no

Click here to hear the poet read his words: yes or no there are so many ways and so many words to tell me what I need to know but there is only one answer that means anything just tell … Continue reading

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when the ripples began

Click here to hear the poet read his words: when the ripples began looking back I remember when the ripples began that exact moment when my life lost tranquillity like a sweet gentle breeze your smile brushed my mind and … Continue reading

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water

Click here to hear the poet read his words: water I clamber up the mountains quench a thirst from ice cold stream breathe sharp air into gasping lungs try to climb out of this dream I stagger to the waterfall … Continue reading

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