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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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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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Dark Window

He gazes from the hotel window At downtown sidewalks slick with rain He knows that soon he must leave Portland And that he won’t be back again The city sleeps on deep within him Its beauty reaches for his soul … Continue reading

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The Voodoo that Doughnuts Do

AnElephantCant forget all the good times He enjoys in the Pacific North West But some things are special Very nearly celestial And this is one he remembers the best Now he does more than once mention breakfast He eats pancakes … Continue reading

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