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the past

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the past in my sleep I take a bus trip to a town on the Ayrshire coast I remember going to school there I am still haunted by those ghosts it … Continue reading

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Did July When You Said You Loved Me?

AnElephantCant always be original Both his readers think that is hardly worth a mention He may be a bit of a dunce But of all thirteen or so months The seventh is his favourite he wants no misapprehension July is … Continue reading

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Tam o’ Shanter – Haibun Thinking Weekly Challenge

AnElephantCant explain it The older he gets the more he learns So one more time He knocks out a wee rhyme In the knowledge he can never write poetry quite like Robert Burns AnElephant enjoys this challenge hosted by his … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Rabbie

AnElephantCant write poetry like Rabbie But then of course nobody can It is almost a crime To pen this silly rhyme As a tribute to an exceptional man January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert … Continue reading

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Did July When You Said You Loved Me?

AnElephantCant always get his act together Sometimes it seems he is wired to the moon You probably don’t notice You never will spot this But he forgot to post a monthly rhyme for June July is named after Julius Caesar … Continue reading

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