Stories tagged elephant


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“I’ve never had sex before. In fact, I’ve never even kissed someone before, except for my cousin, James, but that doesn’t count because it wasn’t that kind of kiss and I’m getting on in age and my sister tells me I’m not missing anything but

Topsy the Elephant

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The handler found Topsy as docile as a woman being fitted for a shoe.  Each time he tapped his cane against her ankle, she lifted her foot and held the pose, allowing him to dip his sponge into a bucket and pull it wet across the thick ridges of her skin. It was…


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Urine is essence.

ON THE MORNING OF BEN TANZER, 2012 (notes from a fortune-telling)

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In one photograph, you are seen holding a large, expensive elephant over your head. You are certain the name of this elephant is Fancy Dan, though you are certain also that you have never before met.

~elephant ink~

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one numberless character, an army of rants marching one by one, sand by sand, we move mountains this way…

Toweka: The Vanishing Elephant

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The elephant kept popping in and out of the savannah--which is to say, in and out of existence. It was an African bush elephant, which made this trick even more impressive.