trek north dromedary on gold
coloured sand my spirit seeks solace dip into the river of
life from delta to source I was the back on
which monuments to honour
the dead were built
on languid afternoon sail south little dhow show me
the tranquillity of your harbours where I may seek
refuge sit by your miradors to watch the world go by
take me with you west wind let me join the regal baobabs' dance and be
seduced by the startling kohl-lined more