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Circus Elephants Love Peanuts by Kevin Rottweiler

Circus Elephants Love Peanuts
By Kevin Rottweiler

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Book Synopsis

A free poetry chapbook about ... elephants. For a taste of what's inside, here's a verse from Kevin's poem, Bible School:

Peanut Butter Sandwiches

Enormous elephants at the zoo—
Big cow eyes looking at me
Wrinkled trunks lazy and exploring
Peanut butter sandwiches for me and you

Staggering like drunkards
High on peanut butter
Pay a dollar
To make them holler
Peanut butter sandwiches for me and you

Slippery stones and dinosaur bones
The zoo can be colorful
Candy land, fantasy land and animal farm
All in one place
Love in an elephant’s face
Peanut butter sandwiches for me and you

Like a dermatitis or psoriasis
Wrinkled in skin but bright in spirit
Children pay to feed the animals
One dolla...
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