Barry N Williams

(Dublin)

Luxor


Magnificent temples now in ruin,
Broken columns still show their splendor,
Defaced decoration, Coptic solution,
Obelisks still standing with no surrender,
The valleys, hidden treasures unearth,
A legacy of the ancient’s birth.

Streets bustling with haggling traders,
Mother of pearl, Alabaster and Glass,
Calesh and Taxi tout for fares,
Smiling tourists with no cares,
Feluccas sailing, gliding by,
All this under azure sky.

The land of the Pharos,
Still magnificent in a different way,
The ancient, meeting modern day.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 05, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Luxor by Barry N Williams )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. From The Lost Letters of Frederick Dougl.., Evie Shockley
  2. Seeking Sanity, michael walkerjohn
  3. — Shall Become As —, Evie Shockley
  4. I am indeed, gajanan mishra
  5. ভয় পেয়ো না, Md. Ziaul Haque
  6. Effect Shrewd Preferences, Evie Shockley
  7. পড়, Md. Ziaul Haque
  8. A Boy And A Frog (kids stuff), Sally Plumb Plumb
  9. Haiku- Obsession, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  10. Playing With Fire, Evie Shockley

Poem of the Day

poet William Butler Yeats

WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Anna Akhmatova

 

Member Poem

poet Sumita Datta

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. A Drinking Song, William Butler Yeats
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]