Poetry Prompt 34 – Doors

write a poem which features the opening and closing of doors

Today’s prompt is to write a poem which features the opening and closing of doors.

You might like to consider:

  • Should your doors be literal or metaphorical or both?
  • Should the doors symbolise something? What?
  • Should the doors form the major part of your poem or be incidental?
  • How can you use rhyme, rhythm and your choice of words to emphasise the opening and closing of doors?
  • Should you consider one set of doors or multiple?

Happy reading, happy writing -and if you do write, don’t forget to post your poem (in full or as a link) in the comments below so we can all enjoy it.

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13 Responses to Poetry Prompt 34 – Doors

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  3. wbdeejay says:

    Written almost immediately after your prompt was updated, but needed tonight to combine it with a picture:
    https://avulnerablespace.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/openshut/

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    • PookyH says:

      The image made it so it was worth the wait! What time do my prompts go live for you? I publish them between 5 and 6am but happy to move them to suit as I never attend to them until about 12 hours later (I schedule them the night before).

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      • wbdeejay says:

        That’s my actual bedroom door (although it has never been involved in one of those situations). The prompts come through at about 2pm, which if I get a chance to read them straight away, gives me a little thinking time. If they came through an hour or two earlier they would be a midday surprise and lunchtimes might become a little more interesting. That would make it a 4am scheduled time for you.

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