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Eric – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant forget he is Scottish Though he rarely wears tartan or turns heads in the kilt Although not overly compliant He writes of a true giant And not MyBeautifulThings picture of folk up on stilts AnElephant makes another importunate assault … Continue reading

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Eric Liddell, an appreciation

On this day in 1924 Eric Liddell, nicknamed the ‘Flying Scotsman’, refused to run in the heat of the 100 metres at the Paris Olympics because it fell on a Sunday. Liddell, who was favourite for the gold medal, had … Continue reading

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Very Much Not the Olympics

    AnElephantCant be bothered with this nonsense He thinks he’ll just ignore it himself It is totally absurd With a list of banned words Like London Summer Olympic Games 2012   Yes these words are all quite forbidden By … Continue reading

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