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Elephants in Love

Joyful summertime

By Katherine KeyesPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
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Elephants in Love
Photo by Michael Fenton on Unsplash

Joyful summertime

Elephants in love kiss

There is not a single second they want to miss

on this crazy strong solar day.

They are enjoying each other’s company

One tells the other: Run with me

The other elephant runs, feeling free

But he runs too fast, hurting his knee.

She elephant says: That is OK

We can sit down

and quietly watch the sea.

Late afternoon vibe, ocean on a calm day

A not so familiar sight of

elephants embracing each other.

Not a bother crossing their mind

as they are enjoying a beautiful sunny day at the beach

Most important is

Their hearts are beating within each other’s reach

The only other sound’s the break

of distant waves and birds wide awake.

surreal poetry
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About the Creator

Katherine Keyes

Writing about well-being, self-care and psychology. Occassional poet and fiction writer. Based in Prague. Passionate about coffee, yoga, reading and Toastmasters. Native speaker of Czech, fluent in English (as a second language).

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