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The elephant in the room went out for a drive, creating a scene in the scenic coastal town. Large as a barge, roaming the hills and the valleys. It was a bumpy road, mammoth and metastatic. It was like letting the bees out of the honey hive. Oh what the historic and stately place was shown. Not normally seen, the victim from the alleys. Causing accidents - it was briefly traumatic. The elephant’s ride was towed and does now sit out of sight. For his hide and tusk, it was quite a blow. The elephant in the room, it was his last shot. The affluent paid attention - for a time, it was quite dramatic. By droves, as tanker-ton came through, they came out to see the gray and stormy, with trunks and tusks, migrating. His travails and luggage, his need for snacks, a barge - the elephant in the room, they’d not allow a visit. 10/20/2022
end rhymes first two verses (drive, hive) verse 3 rhymes with first words in verse 2 (sit, it) with one exception. verse 4 rhymes with first words in verse 1 (see, the)

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Date: 10/25/2022 6:50:00 PM
The affluent paid attention LOL What a fun write Kim. Some continue to ignore him. Linda
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Linda Alice Fowler
Date: 10/25/2022 7:14:00 PM
Blinders?
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/25/2022 6:52:00 PM
It is funny how you can ignore the elephant! ;)
Date: 10/20/2022 8:50:00 PM
I see that his knees weren't wrinkled. I guess Sir Elephant is not tying his gym shoes too tight anymore. lol. Interesting write, Kim!! :) gw
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/21/2022 9:27:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 10/20/2022 11:05:00 AM
Truth clothed in whimsy Kim. So often we are blinded wearing cement "tennies" of inertia when we encounter "the elephant in the room" that we would just prefer to ignore rather than deal with after all. Well done. Blessings of the season to you!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/20/2022 1:01:00 PM
Blessings of the season to you to. Has been pretty chilly last couple of day. Thank you, Sam!
Date: 10/20/2022 7:18:00 AM
Sometimes, we find it easier to forget the elephant, but it never goes away. There's a name for when the end words from one stanza rhyme with the end words from subsequent stanzas, and I have completely forgotten it! Enjoyed the poem.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/20/2022 8:49:00 AM
Thank you :)
Date: 10/20/2022 7:16:00 AM
I only saw elephants in a zoo, No place for them in tiny Malta
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/20/2022 8:49:00 AM
I hear London sells baby elephants in a store.
Date: 10/20/2022 6:15:00 AM
This is such a fun premise! :-)
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/20/2022 7:12:00 AM
Thank you, Becky!