Category Archives: Haibun

Haibun from previous blog AnElephantCant

Childhood – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant hide a dark secret He feels that at this point it must be revealed Michael’s photo is super But AnElephant makes a blooper He just cannot find a good rhyme for field AnElephant makes another illiterate assault on this … Continue reading

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Rent a What? – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant tell you how happy he is For some months now he has felt a sad lack But once more quite merrily He channels his creative energy Into the Haibun good ol’ Al now brings back AnElephant once again attempts … Continue reading

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15th August 1944

15th August 1944 The little town is empty, not a soul to be seen. Le Maquis, the French Resistance movement, pass the word to the villagers and the remaining families withdraw into the foothills of the Maures. In the morning … Continue reading

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And Music of the Past – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant claim he is musical He is tone deaf and can’t trumpet a note But the fact he knows nothing Doesn’t save you from suffering He still inflicts on you every single tuneless thought Yep, he is still doing it. … Continue reading

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Barber Shop Quartet – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant deny that he is ancient He is around since time immemorial But this week he feels hip His haibun is a snip He discusses all matters tonsorial  Yep, he is still doing it. The motivation provided by the temporarily … Continue reading

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Prisoner of War – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant abandon his mission So once again he gives you fair warning He may be slap dash But he has another bash At the Haibun on this beautiful Tuesday morning Yep, he is still doing it. The motivation provided by … Continue reading

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Hill Towns – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant claim he is supersonic But he does like to wander around Down here in Provence There is no time for yawns He gives you a glimpse of a few spectacular hill towns Yep, he is still doing it. The … Continue reading

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A Dog in the Life – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant always be working Some folk even accuse him of skiving That is Scots for being lazy Ah so what says he He still writes his weekly Tuesday Haibun Still motivated by the temporarily suspended Haibun Thinking produced by his … Continue reading

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Carnival Day – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant contemplate his life here Without the pleasures of eating and drinking So he continues to scribble About all sorts of nibbles And posts it here on his blog but not Haibun Thinking In the face of mounting indifference, AnElephant … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking about Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant deny it His poor old mammoth heart is sinking Al isn’t here is he He is much too busy So he has sadly but hopefully only temporarily given up Haibun Thinking AnElephant decides to continue his one-pachyderm assault on … Continue reading

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