Category Archives: france

Beach Dog – Haibun

AnElephantCant always be amusing Although he does like to supply apple pie fun So since it is Saturday He decides to just play And write himself a thoughtful wee Haibun Beach Dog He sits wriggling his toes in the sand, … Continue reading

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An Isle Beguiles AnElephant Smiles

AnElephantCant go on a boat trip Without thinking that he is on holiday or vacation That is an actual real rule Not just one he makes up ‘cos it’s cool So that is what he does for last week’s birthday … Continue reading

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Un Petit Bisou* From Me to You

AnElephantCant hide his embarrassment He thinks he just had a very close squeak To his great surprise Two friendly French guys Give him a smile and a hug and a kiss on each cheek Now in Scotland this is considered … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs and Roundabouts

AnElephantCant stop circling around roundabouts Sometimes he enjoys the sound of repeated repetition (sorry, ignore that line, read this one instead, okay) They are just great when you want to work out your position But what he finds totally beguiling … Continue reading

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Le Mistral

soft at first brushing high leaves teasing gentle refreshing building but slowly to a strength that shakes trees destroys parasols abducts hats rattles windows and doors clears the terrasse of all but the most solid items of furniture and for … Continue reading

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Elephants ‘R’ Us

AnElephantCant keep it a secret Pachyderms come in many different shapes and sizes The little dudes up above Who you just gotta love Look a certainty to stroll off with all the prizes Acrobatics are not normally a strong point … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Way to St Tropez

AnElephantCant always use public transport He does not like to cause too much of a fuss But now and again He gets on a train Or takes a wee trip down the coast on a bus He feels it is … Continue reading

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