Tag Archives: Alps

a moment of life

Click here to hear the poet read this 90-second poem: a moment of life there is a moment of life to remember when we view the Danube in full flow or sail once again into Venice or see the Alps’ … Continue reading

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asolo

in a house on the outskirts of a medieval village built on Roman baths looking across the North Italian plains to the sharpened Alps to Atlantean Venice and to the Val dee Fade the Valley of the Fairies where the … Continue reading

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Weird Beards and Hirsute Horrors

AnElephantCant cultivate facial growth well actually that is quite far from the truth but he has no desire to sprout chin or lip hair because it appears ghastly grey now he is not a youth but quite long in the … Continue reading

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Magic – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant keep travelling forever But he recently made a visit to Italy The folk are so nice No words can suffice He has never been treated more hospitably The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event hosted by Pontius Pirate … Continue reading

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Rhino I’ll Never Find Another You

AnElephantCant climb a mountain and yodel That’s why he doesn’t cross the Alps with Hannibal But even he can’t go wrong With this delightful wee song Which he makes with lots of hit tunes about animals Now Elvis is AnElephant’s … Continue reading

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Pardon me boys, is that the Cat that Chewed your new Shoes?*

AnElephantCant keep on walking forever He doesn’t want to wear out his shoes He is just a big boy So his face beams with joy When his journey means he goes on choo choos It certainly should not surprise either … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2012

AnElephantCant cycle quickly for three weeks He is not aerodynamically designed But when he’s on Le Tour There’s one thing for sure He’s determined not to be left behind This year the Tour sets off in Belgium A country that … Continue reading

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