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angels died

I thought we’d paint all heaven’s glory created by Pablo’s insight instead we redraw Vincent’s story of that longest of starless nights I thought we’d soar wondrous in sunlight multi-hued as love’s butterfly instead we plummet like unstringed kite unable … Continue reading

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Home Again – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant remember forever Maybe just 1 or 2 hundred years But though he is old His humour’s not cold His rhymes still reduce strong men and he hopes pretty ladies to tears AnElephant makes another interminable assault on this great … Continue reading

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The Coffee of Great Art

AnElephantCant help wondering how the great Pablo Represents that staple of civilisation the coffee Does his cubist view Show the cream shining through Or is it plain black or flat white or all frothy He shows how the cup sees … 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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And Every Step is Neatly Planned for a Poet …

AnElephantCant stay in Scotland much longer Where he heads off to now nobody knows He is looking quite smart As he makes a fresh start With new luggage and some real cool new clothes Well okay he already tells you … Continue reading

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A Surreal Snowball

AnElephantCant say he knows anything About talented artists and sculptors He doesn’t know if there’s any Difference between Monet and Manet He unfortunately just isn’t too cultured But he ponders great art when it’s cold out And he polishes up … Continue reading

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Likes Trikes Dislikes Bikes

AnElephantCant deny he is fussy He has jazillions of strange likes and dislikes Such as jigsaws of course Or a red rocking horse And aeroplanes but not mountain bikes He enjoys playing in the park in the sunshine With his … Continue reading

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