Curiosity and the Door

This is one of my weirder pieces, but I do love this green door. I took this while in La Antigua de Guatemala, for my niece’s wedding.

Praying for Eyebrowz

Behind this door lies

Madness, maybe, or magic.

Only time may tell.

Green doorway beckons,

Oft polished tiles pave the way

Stay wary, be wise.

From ether appeared

Long-limbed, staff-carrying Mage.

My breath caught; exhaled.

“Magician, tell me

Secrets from beyond grave’s door.”

“Those must wait,” he said,

“For your own demise,

Your journey beyond life’s pale

Do not hurry there!”


Patience, I have none.

Again I begged the wizard,

“A hint, please of what’s to come!”

Wickedly, he smiled,

“Child, ask me no more!

Twice have I refused your bid

Thrice will serve you not!”

But eager was I

To know secrets dark and deep

Again I bade him,

“Answer me! ‘Tis truth I seek!”

Rakishly grinned he,

“You should have escaped, my dear,

Now face your nightmare!”

Force flew from his hand,

A blinding light soon followed

To my knees I fell

Trembling with fear

Awestruck by his…

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Author: nananoyz

I'm a semi-retired crazy person with one husband and two cats.

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