Sunday, January 24, 2016

Poetry Pantry #286

Photos of Egypt
By Matthew Henningsen


The Great Pyraminds at Giza -
you can see a bit of the camel
Matthew was riding

The Great Pyramids at Giza

The Great Pyraminds at Giza -
you can see the Great Sphinx.

On the Nile by the border with Sudan.

This is the Temple of Abu Simbel!

Closeup of the statues at Temple of Abu Simbel
Temperature was 115 degrees F.

Greetings, Friends!  Nice to be with you for another Poetry Pantry.   We thank Matthew for sharing his photos with us again this week.  This time Egypt!

Thinking of Matthew, come back on Monday, as Sherry has done a very fine interview of him that I am sure all of you will enjoy.

Hope you all have read "The House of Belonging" by David Whyte, the poem that Rosemary Nissen-Wade featured for her I Wish I Had Written This series.  If not, do scroll back one page and take a look.

And return this week Wednesday for Midweek Motif.  Sumana's prompt will be 'courage.'    We are all looking forward to seeing what you write!

And now with no delay, please link your ONE poem below.  Stop in and say hello in comments.  And then visit the other links to see what poems others have written!  I know I will enjoy seeing what YOU have written!

22 comments:

  1. Oh what a wonderful scenery.. Here it's still winter... Hope to be able to take the skates to town today... So different Tom Egypt,

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  2. Thank you - and what beautiful photos - a welcome dash of warmth and magic for those of us in winter

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  3. Hey everyone,

    Hope you're having a lovely weekend :D sharing my poem on "Karma" hope you guys like it.

    Thank you Mary for hosting another beautiful pantry :D and Matthew for sharing these incredible pictures.

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  4. Wonderful photos, again. Good morning all. Glad to be able to join up today.
    Steve K.

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  5. Good morning, Friends! Always enjoy reading your poems here in the pantry! I will be making my way around during the course of the day....look forward to meeting you on the trail!

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  6. Oh my now this is definitely on the bucket list....what fabulous shots Matthew. Thanks for sharing these. It warmed my cold Sunday morning. Thankfully we missed the blizzard but had our own snow storm last week giving us 2 feet of snow. So my poem was most fitting this week

    Looking forward to getting around to visiting with all of you this wonderful Sunday morning especially after that glorious full moon last night.

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    1. It is a great place to go, Donna! And should be on everyone's bucket list.

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  7. Wonderful images! They are especially welcome right now that New York City is cold and covered in snow.

    Happiest Sunday, everyone. ♥

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  8. Very nice images, Good morning all hope everyone is safe and warm.

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  9. Hello everyone! thankful I am able to write you a poem today. It's been snowing a lot here on my end. the beauty of Egypt always enchants me, makes me feel Biblical. Okay, I will return to comment on hopefully all of you's works by tonight. God bless us all.

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  10. These are stunning photos of Egypt, loading centuries of history in small spaces
    Hope your Sunday is filled with warmth

    much love...

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  11. Good Morning - The scenic photos made my mind drift away. I'll be around to read throughout the day!

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    1. Glad you liked them, Truedessa! They always make me drift back to that time.

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  12. Hi kids! Wonderful photos and a sharp contrast to our winter weather, which is a nice escape. Under the weather today, will make my rounds as the day goes on............and yes, do come back and get to know Matthew better in his interview tomorrow. He has been almost Everywhere!

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  13. Good day, everyone! will be around to read later.
    Thanks, Matthew, for these scenic photos! 115 degrees F is about 46 degrees C and that's hot!

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  14. Glad to be back. It seems I'm gone so often for one reason or other. Still, I return because I love this community.
    Matthew's photos are wonderful.

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  15. Oh--this is one of the places on my bucket list! Great pictures! Happy Sunday everyone.

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    1. Mine too! I would love to be there right now!

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  16. Thank you for these wonderful photos. I can feel the heat and smell the sand...digging out from under a blizzard from the past couple of days. Am working on a haibun to submit today, different from what I was originally going to post. Those of you who like me had massive snow, hope you are all safe and warm! Those of you with no snow, hope you all are well. Happy week ahead to all of you. Looking forward to the Monday interview with Matthew.

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    1. me too--I spent my morning digging out and now I'm totally exhausted.

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  17. Coming back to this site is like coming back to home
    Some where I got lost and happy to find the way back!

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