A Six Sentence Story: TRUNK

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The pachyderms’s long probiscis

was good for smelling hibiscus.

Though he liked something sweeter,

his nose measured a meter.

That long distance gave him strabismus.

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So he set off to smell something biting,

because he thought it might be more exciting.

He was led  far amiss

into sensory abyss.

He learned onions could be uninviting.

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28 thoughts on “A Six Sentence Story: TRUNK

    1. OMG! YOU are too kind! I was just at the link board… and you look like twins! So great that you had two! This just reeked! And I dont mean of onions! I was so desperate! You would think I would choose a cue I could use! hahahaha! NOPE not me!

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  1. Oh, this reminds me of one of my favorite childhood poems: “Once there was an elephant, who tried to use the telephant. . . “

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      1. eletelephony
        Once there was an elephant,
        Who tried to use the telephant-
        No! No! I mean an elephone
        Who tried to use the telephone-
        (Dear me! I am not certain quite
        That even now I’ve got it right.)

        Howe’er it was, he got his trunk
        Entangled in the telephunk;
        The more he tried to get it free,
        The louder buzzed the telephee-
        (I fear I’d better drop the song
        Of elephop and telphong!)

        Laura E. Richards

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