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AnElephant Unglues a little Giant

AnElephantCant create rhymes like he used to He knows how wibbly wobbly this one looks He expects to get flak But he has to go back To the long ago time when he writes Children’s Books AnElephant remembers those good … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking about Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant deny it His poor old mammoth heart is sinking Al isn’t here is he He is much too busy So he has sadly but hopefully only temporarily given up Haibun Thinking AnElephant decides to continue his one-pachyderm assault on … Continue reading

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AnElephant Loves Peanuts and Peanuts

AnElephantCant grow any taller Even if he wears hugs high heels or stupefying stilts Or does a high wire act He tells you a fact He is never a real giant like Charles Schultz This man writes a comic strip … Continue reading

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Olive Olive Oh!

AnElephantCant say what he prefers most He loves each thing that grows and all things that live But he plans to be brave And confess that his new fave Is no longer peanuts but the magical Mediterranean olive Now it … Continue reading

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Tortoises Porpoises and AnElephant

AnElephantCant always be patient With the sort of creatures that make deafeningly loud noises Trumpet and roar and cause a riot When he prefers peace and quiet And this is why he absolutely loves the silence of tortoises* They don’t … Continue reading

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Tip of the Gratuitous Iceberg

AnElephantCant calculate 15% Which is the guideline for a waiter’s gratuity But he looks on the bright sight Never errs on the tight side Realises he has material for a brilliant new ditty In Scotland we rarely tip bar staff … Continue reading

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Razzmatazz at Alcatraz

AnElephantCant contain his excitement He packs his wooden leg and spare dentures He is flying away For a month and a day On a mammoth trans-Atlantic adventure He is going to San Francisco He is sure to wear flowers in … Continue reading

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