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Scotland

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Scotland when I think from afar of the land that I love I realise that much is almost clichéd like haggis and tartan Robert Burns and the skirl of the pipes … Continue reading

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The High Road – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant take the high road this Christmas He won’t be in Scotland afore ye He stays on the Med But gets out of his bed To make up this rhyme and write a wee story This is a weekly invitation … Continue reading

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The Joke

The Joke Almost everyone knows this joke. Gabriel sees God making the world. He watches in amazement as God creates a land of mighty Munros clad in purple heather, great lochs, and fast flowing rivers, teeming with salmon and trout. … Continue reading

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Bird Shot – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant deny he misses Scotland The bens and the glens and the heather Aye haggis for dinner Is always a winner It is such a pity about the weather This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece of … Continue reading

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The Boat – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant sail in a boat Although his cute bum is most certainly not too big for that He does not get sea sick He swims like a wee brick But he simply does not have the right hat This is … Continue reading

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the lachrymose nephologist

 A cloud floats wispy high and white Pure in a clean blue sky A sky too blue to shed a tear A sky that can never cry   The cloud now sees another there Pure in a clean blue sky … Continue reading

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19th September 2014 – Friday Fictioneer

AnElephantCant always write fiction About a candlestickmaker a baker or a butcher But there is no looking back Today he writes fact Although his tale is set a few months in the future Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. … Continue reading

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I See Skies of Blue and Clouds of White

AnElephantCant stop contemplating the sky Though most folk say it is over his head He likes to savour each drop As he gazes up Unless of course he’s at home in his bed Le ciel over La Med is quite … Continue reading

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A Castle in the Sky

AnElephantCant tell you how much fun he has When he visits Dumbarton Castle It sits high on a rock It is quite a walk It most certainly is worth the hassle This volcanic plug is shaped like AnElephant A fact … Continue reading

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Inspiration – the Līgo Haībun Challenge

AnElephantCant deny he is excited This challenge whets his imagination He is sure you can see He does not need Fantasy For him reality provides enough Inspiration Time for the next Līgo Haībun Challenge. The topic for this week (starting … Continue reading

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