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A Friend from Egypt

By John I. Blair

Iíve asked
A friend from Egypt
How it feels to live
Where vast history
Enfolds you.

But donít we all
Dwell in a place
With a past
That tasks imagining?

The only difference
In my friendís case --
Access was fast
And the records wore no mask.

©2018 John I. Blair, 5/23/2018

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