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That's not my elephant

That's not my elephant His bottom is too fat It'd take a class of 2nd graders To try and shift all that That's not my elephant Its trunk is far too thin Like a strand of boiled spaghetti Waving in the wind That's not my elephant As Ella Baker'd say "Colour shouldn't matter" But MY elephant is grey That's not my elephant There's just one simple reason He'd never read the bill of rights Without his glasses on At last I've found my elephant He's been on holiday I never should have let him go Or stray so far away

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 4/8/2011 11:40:00 AM
I am stopping by today to thank you so much for your kind comments and to let you know I enjoy reading your poetry Nick. I hope you have a wonderful weekend full of inspiration. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/10/2011 5:33:00 AM
ohh this is too cute.
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Date: 1/11/2011 8:08:00 AM
Love this.....it is like reading a little poem from a children's book at bedtime. They would love this one.....just as I do !! :)
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Date: 1/10/2011 4:42:00 PM
Nice,, enjoyed,, good luck in the contest,..p.d.
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Date: 1/10/2011 2:57:00 PM
Hello there poet friend, I am having a contest focusing on writers outside the USA please check it out and enter a verse? Light & Love
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Date: 1/10/2011 11:48:00 AM
It looks like a good entry for the contest. Good luck with it.
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Date: 1/10/2011 7:41:00 AM
cute one, good luck in the contest
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Date: 1/10/2011 7:20:00 AM
Do I detect a hint of political satire here? Very enjoyable reading your poem. I liked the rhyming and the meter. Have a great day.
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Date: 1/10/2011 6:32:00 AM
LOL A very cute take on the contest, Nick. Enjoyed it, especially the line that compares the elephant's trunk to spaghetti flowing in the wind. So imaginative. Nice work! Love, Carolyn
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