If I was an elephant…

Posted on January 8th, 2013 in Stories

 

If I was an elephant, I’d learn to hula hoop.  With my trunk.

If I was an elephant, I’d jump rope so high I’d accidentally lasso the moon.

 

If I was an elephant, I’d crush my own peanuts to make my own peanut butter and jelly.  And eat a bucket every day.

If I was an elephant, I’d ride about town in a hot air balloon– a car or bus simply wouldn’t do.

 

If I was an elephant, I’d wear a bow on my trunk and go get a pedicure every week.  Because an elephant never has stinky feet.

If I was an elephant, I’d stroll along with a parasol of palm leaves– well, actually, the whole palm tree.

 

 

If I was an elephant, I’d paint pictures with my tail and play trumpet with my trunk–an artist and band all in one.

 

If I were an elephant, I’d stretch my trunk so high I’d pluck stars like diamonds from the sky.

 

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If I was an elephant, I’d go swimming in the Atlantic Ocean and surfing in the Pacific.  My board?  Well, of course it’d be a cruise ship!

 

Google image. 

If I was an elephant,  I’d make friends with all sorts of tiny little creatures and let them ride on my back.  Except for mice and ants–they are a bit too terrifying for that.

 

But the best part of being an elephant….

Would tap-dancing and twirling my tail.  Because as an elephant, not only do we dance big– but we dance well.

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15 Responses to “If I was an elephant…”

  1. Joanne Says:

    This is so cute! And kind of makes me want to hug an elephant. Weird, but true.

  2. joeinvegas Says:

    I hope that if you were an elephant you wouldn’t have a safety tag on your butt.
    The rest of it sounds pretty cool.

  3. Channon Says:

    Cute. But I’m glad you’re not an elephant. I like you the way you are!

  4. Betty Manousos Says:

    :)
    this is sooo cute!!!

    xx

  5. Juliana Says:

    So cut the elephants…I love them!
    Happy 2013 and have a great week my dear :)

  6. Amber Says:

    Cute elephants!

  7. Sophie Says:

    Cool! Lovely! Cute elephants & very well-written too! ;)

  8. Natasha Says:

    You would be the coolest elephant ever!!

  9. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella Says:

    Did I tell you how much I love elephants Duckie? :) My favourite line is: “If I were an elephant, I’d stretch my trunk so high I’d pluck stars like diamonds from the sky.”

  10. Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook Says:

    This made me smile :) So cute. Did you paint those? Love it!
    Happy New Year, best wishes!

  11. Words Of Deliciousness Says:

    I love this one, very cute. Happy Tuesday!

  12. peachkins Says:

    awww.. I had fun reading it! So cute! I’ll read this to my daughter later…

  13. viviene @ thejourneyofawoman Says:

    Haha.. nice! I like elephants! =D

  14. Kizzy Doll Says:

    Gorgeous, I love elephants…such smart creatures xx

  15. c @ annuary chit Says:

    So cute! I love elephants. Of course, I always think of the baby elephant in Tarzan.

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