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AnElephant in a Funk over Petanque

AnElephantCant pretend to understand boules He is not yet quite French enough for that He is probably better If he takes off his sweater And wears a beret instead of a hat The rules of the game seem to be … Continue reading

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A Time of the Signs

AnElephantCant understand some French concepts Like the waiter in his local restaurant You try catching his eye He surveys the sky It is not clear if he has just lost the floor plan When he serves you he is friendly … Continue reading

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Clouds – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant believe it is Wednesday He is filled once again with trepidation He writes this little verse Plus 100 words And sits back in his chair and anticipation Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. Hosted by the magnificent Rochelle, … Continue reading

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If Paradise was Half as Nice

 AnElephantCant travel forever He arrives at his ultimate destination Yep he is finally there Au bord de la mer* The Med which for him holds great fascination He sees pretty ladies in French bikinis Some of which are quite frankly … Continue reading

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The Straw that Broke AnElephant’s Back

AnElephantCant get over some bad news He confesses that this has not thrilled him He has to own up He’s not very grown up Now he’s been told bendy straws are for children You may ask yourself the obvious question … Continue reading

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East is West and the Twain shall Meet

AnElephantCant help thinking that people Are pretty much the same all over the world He doesn’t care about religion Or the colour of the skin Although he admits he likes guys less than girls You find bonzer blokes way Down … Continue reading

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