Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mississippi – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant always be serious Sometimes he writes something light This isn’t his best Tale of the old West But at least it does have a gunfight This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece of fiction (c. 150 … Continue reading

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An Irreverent Irrelevant Itinerant Elephant

AnElephantCant ever write about Elephants Although that may be a big fat smelly lie There is a slight possibility That like Ms Clinton that’s Hillary He misspoke and he does not know why AnElephant clearly loves Elephants Especially those great … Continue reading

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The Kiss – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant ever forget Because the proverb so clearly says this So he is inclined To keep it in mind He must remember that a kiss is just a kiss This week’s Līgo Haībun Challenge comes once again from the perfect Penny, … Continue reading

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Ostricher or Poorer

AnElephantCant help wondering about ostriches You know the thing that he can’t understand When they feel in peril They don’t head for that there hill They stand still and stick their heads in the sand*  AnElephant knows some people who … Continue reading

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The Car – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant drive an automobile He is kinda bulky you see If he tries to get in it It does not last a minute He does more damage than the average tree Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. Presented weekly … Continue reading

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Happy Heffelumps To You

AnElephantCant easily define happiness It is all different things to all different folks He is not too bright That is why he must write These atrocious rhymes because he can’t do clever jokes A wee tot is happy to hear … Continue reading

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The Dear Green Place – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant always write about Glasgow So this week he has a smile on his face Please don’t ask what is it He just pays a visit Back home to The Dear Green Place This is a weekly invitation to write … Continue reading

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Monkeys in Trees – Līgo Haībun Challenge

AnElephantCant claim to have wisdom After all he is practically wild But even he can learn So his thoughts take a turn When he listens to the words of a child This week’s Līgo Haībun Challenge comes courtesy of the wonderful … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem – Seas the Day

AnElephantCant stop extolling The Med She fills him with all sorts of emotions He is out of his depth Nevertheless takes a deep breath And explains his love for his favourite splash of the world’s great oceans She may well … Continue reading

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Rhino I’ll Never Find Another You

AnElephantCant climb a mountain and yodel That’s why he doesn’t cross the Alps with Hannibal But even he can’t go wrong With this delightful wee song Which he makes with lots of hit tunes about animals Now Elvis is AnElephant’s … Continue reading

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