I SURE HOPE HE WRITES SOME MORE [POETRY—AND SMAPS OUT OF IT! I HAD TO! 🙂
The Pharaoh’s Wife
“Can love last forever?”
“How dare you ask me after I’ve watched my Aziza die one hundred deaths?”
Painful memories clicked through Amani’s mind like old time flicker films of the silent era, each heartbreaking recollection reopening ancient wounds.
Angelo interrupted, “I didn’t mean to…”
“I’ve watched her die at the hands of barbarians, disease, slave owners, and the Black Death.”
“Time can heal the wounded heart, but it can hurt the waiting heart.”
Hands aching from all of the times he’s buried Aziza, Amani sighed.
“Can love last forever? Eternity wouldn’t be enough time to love her.”
Palace guard Amani is cursed to live forever when he is caught making love to the Pharaoh’s wife. Millenniums later, he befriends Angelo, a cranky Vietnam veteran who searches for his long lost love. Sharing the story of his five thousand year journey searching…
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