The Elephant

Elephants heading upstream © Gretchen Bernet-Ward 2021

The Elephant

“When people call this beast to mind,

They marvel more and more

At such a little tail behind,

So large a trunk before”

Hilaire Belloc

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (1870 – 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian and one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. Belloc was also an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, writer of letters, soldier, and political activist.

Gretchen Bernet-Ward