The sky turned to black,
would he ever come back?
They would climb a high dune,
they would pray to the moon.
But he’d never return,
so the sisters would burn.
As their eyes searched the land,
with their cups still full of sand.
Lyrics from “Tea in the Sahara” by The Police, 1983.
Photo by Rick Stachura. 135 East 65th Street. December 4, 2020.