Wayzata, Minnesota

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Mag #230 - 27 July 2014

Nerfertiti- Beautiful are the Beauties of Aten, the beautiful one has come.

Image by Tess Kincaid, of Nefertiti Bust for Magpies Tales

All of a sudden
there she was.
Nefertiti's true story.

Her bust 

Auld Lang Syne

Ever bright she shines.
was she
in old crowns 
and regalia of ancient form
stowed by
 yesterday's vault
beneath a sunlit ruins.
Worshipers of Aten
their funerary texts did abide
all else aside
this beautiful woman 
as days unfold
reigned supreme
most powerful
ever striking in battle
her heart a furnace of gold.
Birthed in sunlight
spawning heirs 
she was

Yet today, the reason for her disappearance is unknown.


Cloudia said...

You describe your own glory,
my dear K -

ALOHA from Honolulu
=^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>

Cloudia said...

- For the words are your own.

Karen S. said...

Cloudia, thanks so much. The photo this week absolutely does stir within me!

Leovi said...

Excellent poem, like a beautiful song to Nefertiti!

Gail said...

We can only guess or dream her truth.

You did that very beautifully.

DeniseinVA said...

The photo is very evocative and your words fit perfectly Karen. Enjoyed very, very much!

Eddie Bluelights said...

Loved your poem Karen.
I see you did some research too - unless you knew about her already ~ Eddie :)

Other Mary said...

OH well done. I particularly like your closing lines, and:

her heart a furnace of gold.
Birthed in sunlight

young-eclectic-encounters said...

Beautiful, intriguing post- I've been fascinated by ancient Egypt since I was a kid

Kathe W. said...

very mysterious...and beguiling

Kutamun said...

The magic of the Egyptians lives on !

Martin Hodges said...

"Birthed in sunlight" - nice.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...


irene said...

Regal, resonating lines there.


I must say...a piece of brilliance in your words today!! Wow.

Rob From Amersfoort said...

I was in Berlin but didn't visit the museum, stupid me!