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Final cover version ‘Simply Elfje’ final cover.

Good News! My ‘Simply Elfje’ book of the blog is now available to purchase from Amazon. I have tweaked the colour of the cover a little and here is the revised version.

To buy a copy from Amazon UK please click here. It is also available from Amazon.com and in Europe.

There will eventually be an e-book version for Kindle, however I will be away now for a couple of weeks and have run out of time to do the conversion. I will do it on my return and hopefully it will be available in early May – watch this space.

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An Elfje Valentine

Heart
of mine
beats so fast,
hoping you’ll be my
Valentine.

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OK — it’s a day late, sorry but I don’t post on Tuesdays!

Elfje Book

Announcing my next book on http://simplyelfje.wordpress.com. I am still trying to contact contributors so please read to the end if you have contributed but not heard from me yet.

Simply Elfje

Simply
Elfje book
of the blog
coming soon. Watch this
space.

© Elizabeth Leaper
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Hello again. I’m back here briefly to tell you about my new project. I am in the process of preparing a book of Elfje poems. This will be both print and e-book and will contain many of my Elfje that have appeared on this blog. There will also be an updated version of the article on how to write Elfje and it is my hope that the book will continue to further awareness of this lovely little form.

There have been so many Elfje on this blog over the years and I can’t possibly include them all; this is why I have chosen to focus on my own ones. However it is my intention to include a selection of Elfje from the contributors to this blog and I have been contacting these people for their…

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Debutantes

Welcome
Spring’s harbingers.
Heads bowed shyly,
white-clad debutantes cluster.
Snowdrops.

One, Two, Three

One,
two, three…
round she goes,
music in her head.
Dancing.

Snow

Snow
at last,
lying stretched like
a pauper’s worn, old
blanket.

Crafted

Cobweb

 

Fine
and filigree,
more skilfully crafted
than by human hand.
Cobweb.

Race

Clouds,
wind-blown,
race each other,
jostling for position, destination
unknown.

Brexit

Britain
has spoken;
time for change.
Let’s make it work.
Brexit.

Bonfire

Mild
and still.
Bonfire blazes bright.
Branches pruned from olive
trees.

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In Spain my daughter has a few acres of mostly olive but also some almond trees. They have been much neglected in recent years and so they have been spending time pruning them ready for spring. We had some wonderful bonfires burning the brash – it does blaze up well, must be the oil!

This Elfje also appears today on Simply Elfje.

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