C Richard Miles

Elephant On The Telephone - Poem by C Richard Miles

There’s an elephant on the telephone
Who wants to make a trunk call
To the elegant but pleasant gent
That he calls his negligent uncle
Who had forgotten, since he’s not
An elephant with great foresight,
To tie a tight knot upon the spot
In his cotton handkerchief, a fortnight
Ago in November, so he’d remember
That December’s the time for going shopping
For expensive gifts he intends to fit
In the elephant’s huge Christmas stocking.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 5, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, March 16, 2009

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