monumental nubians

Traveling to Sudan today with Chèvre at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai - getty images – getty images


kushite dynasties

pyramids north of khartoum

time’s sand will bury


caravans of rich tourists

camel attempts needle’s eye

fibonacci desert sequence

Link to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai with “fibo-ku”

slave labor, clay bricks
egyptian mathematicians
perfectly aligned tombs with stars in orion’s belt
masterfully designed mysteries of history’s engineering feats we marvel

photo credit: dreamstime

photo credit: dreamstime

(poem’s syllabification follows fibonacci sequence of 1,1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21…)