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Egyptian Thoughts

I sometimes think of traveling to a mysterious distant land
To Cairo and the River Nile and walk on Egyptian sand
The Ismalia Folklore Festival brings together many nations
In the land so aptly called The Land of Civilizations
I ask for Wadjet to protect me as I see all that I can
At night, Nut puts on a show that could not be produced by man
I see the children playing with hearts so full of love
Thanking Hathor for the blessings that were sent from far above
Osiris please stay away as I'm not ready yet
I need to change my life as I too long have followed Set
Egyptian thoughts come and that's when this old sailor cries
As I remember a beautiful woman with dark Egyptian eyes
I pray to Anuket to once again see the River Nile
And to Isis that she would return the magic for a while
The mystery and the culture are only part of what you'll find
I smile to myself as Egyptian thoughts cross my mind.

Copyright © Vince Suzadail Jr.

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  1. Date: 8/28/2011 11:45:00 AM
    Well done, however the Nile is not the prettiest of rivers. Nice poem. Lee

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 12:55:00 PM
    … special KUDOS to you for a captivating win!...huggs!

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 8:37:00 AM
    hey Vince congrats on your win David

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 7:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win in the contest of tracie,Vince

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 7:52:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in Tracie's "Write like an Egyptian" contest Vince. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/24/2011 10:22:00 PM
    Congrats Vince on your winning poem in this contest with this brilliant beauty write so interesting luv.. enjoy...

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 7:19:00 PM
    You were able to mix the simple joys of street play and attraction with overall spiritual majesty of the Egyptians Gods. The culture, the land, and the people--I enjoyed this very much. Thank you for reading so many of my poems. Cheers Autumn Love Ehrhardt

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 1:25:00 PM
    Wow, you certainly know your Egyptology - lovely informative piece, Vince

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 12:03:00 PM
    sorry about the name, Vince not Vincent!!!!

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 12:01:00 PM
    Wow ... this is great Vincent... Best of Luck in the Contest...

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 9:41:00 PM
    Nice take on the theme, Vince

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 9:34:00 PM
    wonderful I feel like I have just been to see the pyramids! I truly hope this wins it has a little bit of everything Egypt has to offer!

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 8:46:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest..Reads like a winner to me..Sara

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 8:20:00 PM
    oh yeah and I really like this.... it's very original and unique... like most of your poetry. ;) Egypt is a cool place, I'd like to go someday.

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 8:19:00 PM
    thankyou so much for your comment:) I've missed talking to you, and missed reading your wonderful poetry. I'm trying to get back on a regular PoetrySoup schedule where I come check up on my favorite poets daily. And yeah you missed some:) I stopped writing for a while but I've been writing like crazy lately... Glad to be back:) Take care. Dana'lynn