Category Archives: Haibun

Haibun from previous blog AnElephantCant

Santa on the Med – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant get excited about Christmas He is now so far from his beautiful boy But in Medville it is fun To see Santa run And the kiddies all react with great joy AnElephant makes another unseasonable assault on this great … Continue reading

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Do They Know It’s Xmas – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant make a rhyme this week It seems he just isn’t inclined It’s that time of year Which traditionally brings good cheer So perhaps he has too much on his mind AnElephant makes another uninspired assault on this great weekly … 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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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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Fences – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant stand enclosed spaces He needs room to breathe to make him feel all right When he is somewhere Without enough air He starts to feel closster um klaustra er up-tight AnElephant makes another undistinguished assault on this great weekly … Continue reading

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Man’s Inhumanity to Man Makes Countless Thousands Mourn*

I have seen them in many parts of the world. From Scotland to Canada and the USA. From France to Australia. Each one rips at my soul. But the saddest thing about War Memorials, strangely enough, is not the heart-breaking … Continue reading

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The Ripple – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant walk on water Although he does cut quite a dash But what do you think Does he really sink Or does he simply create the most mammoth splash AnElephant makes another indefatigable assault on this great weekly challenge hosted … Continue reading

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Eric – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant forget he is Scottish Though he rarely wears tartan or turns heads in the kilt Although not overly compliant He writes of a true giant And not MyBeautifulThings picture of folk up on stilts AnElephant makes another importunate assault … Continue reading

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Doors – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant always be active Sometimes he just sits back in his chair as As quick as a snail He tells you a wee tale About a friend of a friend and a friend called Eros AnElephant makes another indiscriminate assault … Continue reading

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Being a Mother – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant tell you how happy he is There are days when his old grey heart just sings The gigantic blue lobster Is quite clearly an impostor So he sends apologies to his dear friend MyBeautifulThings AnElephant makes another inconsequential assault … Continue reading

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