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Doors and Windows

Day 6

Doors and windows.

The only way I can think to tackle the topic for the day is to write a poem about it. It so happens that on this fine day, I am not inspired to go into a lengthly fictional story about ‘doors and windows.’ So here goes.

When one door closes, another door opens,

When one door closes and another door doesn’t open,

Why, we might be forgiven

When our thoughts head to the window

And our hands grab the pillow

Light and soft but a shield for our hand,

Wrapped around the hand that breaks the pane

Window smashed in two to make a way

For a heart that had a door slammed in its face

A heart whose zeal would not open the second door

For a heart that thought of a third way to break-out

– of the confines that the first door tried to maintain

Doors and windows both lead out,

So when one door closes, and a second one won’t open…

Go ahead and break the window.

The only way is – out.

 

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This entry was posted on July 9, 2014 by in Writers Bootcamp.
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