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Portland window

I gaze from the hotel window at downtown sidewalks slick with rain I know that soon I must leave Portland and that I won’t be back again the city sleeps on deep within me its beauty reaches for my soul … Continue reading

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On Being Nomadic – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant deny he gets restless You might even describe him as a nomad He is peripatetic But he trusts not emetic And his life as the Scots say is still no’ bad AnElephant makes another indecipherable assault on this great … Continue reading

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Un Petit Bisou* From Me to You

AnElephantCant hide his embarrassment He thinks he just had a very close squeak To his great surprise Two friendly French guys Give him a smile and a hug and a kiss on each cheek Now in Scotland this is considered … Continue reading

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Ecstasy – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant express his feelings Some things are more precious than words So he simply says That he is so often amazed By the best when he expects the worse The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event hosted by the … Continue reading

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Conflict – Līgo Haībun Challenge

AnElephantCant stop having fun He thinks the Haibun Challenge is great He is filled with elation He gets inspiration From discussion with his friend The Pirate AnElephant has created this small piece for the weekly Līgo Haībun Challenge, courtesy of the … Continue reading

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AnElephant Makes the World Go Round

AnElephantCant claim he’s been everywhere This world is an enormous place But he gathers his thoughts Remembers one or two spots Where it’s best if he does not show his face He has family all over the US Here’s a … 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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