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A Friendly Splash

A little memory with my favourite animal 


The wrinkled grey skin

And that playful grin,


 He drew out his trunk

And from the bark he took a chunk.


With that sparkle in his eye,

He certainly wasn’t shy.


We had a connection,

A friendly affection.


In the water he gave a whimsical splash,

With that the day ended in a flash,


Until we meet ag...

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Never serious, Never settled

Like a tourist, always exploring

Not countries though No airplanes needed

Just a head full of air, Totally unaware 

Of any pain that maybe caused


There he goes 

Packing that ol' case of his again

Or should that be Trunk?

Elephants sure did have a

Habit of occupying every room

He went in to

Maybe one day 

He'll open a zoo

Just with Elephants


His life...

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It's 3 - sometimes 4 in the morning,

When I wake to the terrible tread

As the elephants stamp by on the staircase

To lumber around overhead.


It's 3 - sometimes 4 in the morning,

When sleep leaves and I wake up instead;

At times even daylight is dawning 

When the elephants tramp home to their bed.


But real jumbos are famously quiet,

Their steps are...

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