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Pyramid selling.

the holiday brochure said

to be on the lookout for

Egypt’s rubbish people

 

I imagined folk so poor

that scavenging on the city dumps

is all they can do.

 

wrong again,

it’s because

they can’t make a decent cup of tea

can’t put proper turn-ups on trousers

can’t slice the cucumber thin enough

 

for fuck’s sake

they can’t even tie their own shoelaces,

 

but just look at the pictures -

when it comes to camel toes

those Egyptian gals on the beach

sure know a thing or two.