"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Sunday, July 27, 2014

Magpie #230




 Berlin's Neues Museum photo 
provided by Tess Kincaid 

Nefertiti
Ageless beauty in the wrong city
Great Royal Wife
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Here's another interesting story about Nefertiti.
And you can go here to see more Magpie Tales
Have a great week!   

14 comments:

Managua Gunn said...

A nice haiku there.

Sandee said...

Very well done and I hadn't heard about the DNA testing. Very interesting indeed.

Have a fabulous day. ♥♥♥

Gail said...

Full with simplistic beauty.

Arushi Ahuja said...

Amazing Haiku... beauty is ageless!!

Stafford Ray said...

Mmmm another tale of two cities?

Stephen Hayes said...

Great haiku. I read recently that this statue is probably a fake created in the late nineteenth century. I hope not because I've always admired it.

C.C. said...

This short haiku is rich with implications and the honoring of history.

Jinksy said...

I wonder if she felt out of place?

messymimi said...

Fascinating people, the ancient Egyptians. If that's really what she looked like, she was fit to be a queen!

SilverGardenia said...

Lovely haiku, it made me laugh.

Leovi said...

Wonderful haiku for Nefertiti!

martinthodges said...

Love it Kathe.

Other Mary said...

Yes, what the heck is she doing in Berlin?

Tess Kincaid said...

Excellent...and thanks for the link...