Elephant Love

I follow Cheryl Merrill’s post on elephants, about which she is very passionate. I love the language she uses and have previously written a poem borrowing some of her words and illustrated with one of her amazing photographs (see my page Elephant Skin under Poetry). You can find Cheryl on cherylmerrill.com. I later developed it into something […]


I have just read an interesting post by mashed radish about the etymology of the word hurricane and it reminded of the Grace Nichols poem Hurricane Hits England, a poem I love to read and enjoyed teaching to high school students,  The link below is one I found on YouTube, in which Grace Nichols reads the poem […]