Hilaire Belloc

(27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953 / La Celle-Saint-Cloud)

The Elephant - Poem by Hilaire Belloc

When people call this beast to mind,
They marvel more and more
At such a little tail behind,
So large a trunk before.


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  • Robert Murray Smith (6/4/2017 11:22:00 PM)


    Pithy but not a poem worthy of marking. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Poem Edited: Friday, November 11, 2011


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