The TV’s neutral male voiceover
covers what we love about Egypt
and their pharaohs: house-sized rocks
that formed the pyramids dropped in place
without machine, sentries to this day
guarding the embalmed dead, the slight
queen’s beauty and betrothal to her cousin,
the nested outlined peacock rings binding
To read remainder of poem, visit Stone Canoe Online. To view photo poem montage, visit my channel.
Work by other artists included in this montage: Mask by E.McK.Filmer, Dolls by Margaret Keelan, Mummy Dreams by Michael Cookinham.