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largest land mammal banana lover trumpets ~ poached for ivory 14th March 2022
5.7.5 syllables counted with For Tania Kitchin's "Wild animal haiku" contest

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Date: 8/6/2022 7:54:00 AM
That's really tragic..!! Wish people will stop exploiting animals some day. Great write though.. Blessings
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Date: 6/21/2022 4:54:00 PM
Poaching will always infuriate me! A nice haiku to a majestic animal Jo!
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Date: 4/20/2022 10:21:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. Your "elephant" is a wonderful Haiku write. Have a blessed day writing away.......................
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Date: 4/20/2022 9:22:00 AM
Dear Jo, the persuasion of your haiku captures not only the elephant's magnificence but also the sad price they pay for their ivory tusked beauty. Though wrapped in the small package of a haiku, the brevity of your poem has the power to melt hearts, especially as your second line is so very endearing. Congratulations for your wonderful win. Warmest wishes, my friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 4/19/2022 2:38:00 PM
This is one of the most incredible of all mammals and it's heartbreaking to me how they get killed for ivory. Big congrats on your win, Jo
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Date: 4/18/2022 8:23:00 PM
"Banana lover", indeed! Congratulations!
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Date: 4/18/2022 8:29:00 AM
Jo, congratulations on your winning placement with your powerful haiku, sadly they are ruthlessly hunted for their ivory.
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Date: 4/17/2022 8:52:00 AM
Well done. I am so sad about the ivory part. I would never wear anything made of this precious resource. God bless and have a bright day. Ann
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Date: 4/15/2022 4:10:00 PM
So sad that they are destroyed in such a way. I do enjoy watching them in the wild. Reads like a good contender to me. Way to go. Thanks for dropping by. Sara
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Date: 4/14/2022 1:19:00 PM
Such a pity. One can do nothing despite banning ivory goods.
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Date: 4/14/2022 12:10:00 PM
A sad truth revealed in a superb haiku. Best wishes for the contest, Evelyn :)
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Date: 4/14/2022 11:48:00 AM
Hi Jo, I echo what Eve said, best wishes in the contest:-) Alexis
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Date: 4/14/2022 11:02:00 AM
great informational haiku... Jo, good luck in the contest.
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Date: 4/14/2022 9:03:00 AM
Yes, sad to destroy such magnificence for a tusk, worthless when no longer attached to its rightful owner. Heartfelt writing! Excellent.
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Date: 4/14/2022 8:11:00 AM
how sad it is what we do to our animals for the sake of personal ownership and beauty well written dear poet :)
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Date: 4/14/2022 6:19:00 AM
Such a shame to see them slaughtered for their ivory Jo, they are magnificent creatures. Happy Easter to you. Tom
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Date: 4/14/2022 5:42:00 AM
"Poached for ivory' ! So sad and so true .... Great haiku !
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Date: 4/14/2022 5:03:00 AM
How horrible the act of poaching to be expressed in such a wonderful Haiku, dearest Jo! Happy Easter!
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