The Lost City of Petra

Treasures

In Petra, beyond fhe red sands and wild dogs
beyond the edifice, extravagant ruins
tombs and treasures of the dead
beyond the colonnaded avenues

beyond the steps worn smooth
choreographed by Bedouin and pilgrim feet
donkeys and tourists, each
selling their wares in their own way

beyond the end of the world
there was silence

broken only by goats
running down the precipitous mountainside

 

 

This visit to #HolyJordan was sponsored by the Jordan Tourism Board and Royal Jordanian Airlines

 

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