by Jay D.
Written For 99 words contest
|I stood, Perched on the edge of my balcony, gazing in wonder upon my lands and the monuments that it contains. I allowed a small grin escape me.
“Who would have thought that such a nation could achieve so much, from so little? Come, celebrate with me”
I lifted my Golden Chalice above my head. Two hundred thousand Egyptians lining the once empty streets below me, followed eagerly
Turning to my wife, I urged her forward for all to see. She had cost my nation dearly, yet the peace she brought with her, was a rich reward.