Rebecca Gethin cares about elephants and she’s published a free to read on-line anthology. Please read her introductory post. What she’s organized is enjoyable and important. Pass it on 🙂 … And I’m very pleased to have one of my poems included. Thanks, Rebecca.
If you press this – A Poetry of Elephants – you will find our anthology of elephant poems. So here’s huge thanks and grateful hugs to all the many contributors: I never envisaged so many lovely poems would respond to my call-out! Twenty four poets have sent twenty nine poems in about a fortnight. Please feel free to share this with anyone and everyone.
When I went to Saba Douglas-Hamilton’s inspiring talk about her organisation ‘Save the Elephants’ she said that we should all do what we can and that made me think of putting together a collection of elephant poems to explore ways in which elephants are a vital part of our culture even though we are not living in elephant habitat. A week ago Kenya set fire to 11 pyres of elephant tusks which I read represents 30 miles of elephant, standing trunk to tail. I desperately hope that…
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