Thursday Doors – June 23, 2016:Sunflower Door

This  is  part of  Norm Frampton’s Thursday Doors prompt.

Sunflower Door

Two years ago  while on  holiday in Italy  I  found  this  beautiful  door  in  the  back  allies  of  a  town  who’s  name escapes  me  now.

As usual  my  imagination  when into  over  drive  and I  wrote  this  little poem.

 

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There is a door in the wall
If I step through it will I fall?
What is on the other side
My curiosity I cannot hide.

In this tall walled alley steeped with history.
I feel the souls from hundreds of years,they speak to me.

 

Thousands of feet have passed this way.
Births,deaths,those who betray.
Intrigue and bloody murder.
A woman shamed, who attacked her.

Yet in the here and now I stand.
Looking at this sunflower door and
Wonder what is on the other side?
I long to step forward and throw it wide.

 

It would of been a step into infinity.
The door hide a fearful drop indeed the end of me.
Yet I am here to tell the tale
Fate’s test I passed, happily I did not fail.

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The  other side of  the door!

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21 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Paul
    Jun 23, 2016 @ 20:43:38

    Wonderful post Willow.

    Reply

  2. New England Nomad
    Jun 23, 2016 @ 20:52:29

    Wonderful poem. I love how your curiosity was peaked by seeing a door!

    Reply

  3. jan
    Jun 23, 2016 @ 21:48:23

    Wow – I didn’t see that coming! Poem is spot on!

    Reply

  4. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Jun 23, 2016 @ 21:58:52

    Enjoyable to see someone had a lark with this door. I love it and your poem as well.:-D 😀 ❤

    Reply

  5. Hugh's Views and News
    Jun 24, 2016 @ 06:35:27

    What a lovely door and poem, Willow. So that’s why it has a padlock on it then. Great view, though.

    Reply

  6. Lynz Real Cooking
    Jun 24, 2016 @ 11:39:47

    Wow love the door, poem and view! amazing

    Reply

  7. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Jun 25, 2016 @ 05:23:27

    Lovely door, view and poem. 🙂

    Reply

  8. Norm 2.0
    Jun 25, 2016 @ 11:53:52

    The door on it’s own is lovely but I like the twist added by the poem – nicely done 🙂

    Reply

  9. Prior-2001
    Jul 01, 2016 @ 07:50:02

    I also like your creative touch with the poem – and the view through the door. brilliant. L:)

    Reply

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