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Your Daily Elephant

Thembi twiddling a stick, about to grab it with the tip of her trunk.

photograph by Cheryl Merrill
photograph by Cheryl Merrill

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Cheryl Merrill’s essays have been published in Fourth Genre, Pilgrimage, Brevity, Seems, South Loop Review, Ghoti, Alaska Quarterly Review, Adventum and Isotope. “Singing Like Yma Sumac” was selected for the Best of Brevity 2005 and Creative Nonfiction #27. It was also included in the anthology Short Takes: Model Essays for Composition, 10th Edition. Another essay, “Trunk,” was chosen for Special Mention in Pushcart 2008. She is currently working on a book about elephants: Larger than Life: Living in the Shadows of Elephants.

2 thoughts on “Your Daily Elephant

  1. I envy you in the fact that you got to travel, and that you were able to spend the time that you did with the elephants. It is on my bucket list. Wonderful shot Cheryl!

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