I’ve spent five days in Cairo and I feel nearly speechless
Because I am so full of emotion,
So amazed at my experience,
So humbled by ALL OF IT.
Yes I visited the Pyramids and the Sphinx,
Toured the museum of Egyptian History,
Rode on a camel’s hump
Without tumbling off.
But the joy of seeing the people
I call friends
To hug them directly,
To look in their eyes,
To ask all the funny questions,
To share the relief that
No, we were not mistaken:
The care is real,
The warmth is genuine,
The trust is grounded,
The love is what we thought it could be.
Yes, it is.
With love and gratitude to Maha and Paul.