Unused Doors


January 11, 2018 by petrujviljoen

in rising above
the sordid reality
– free from attachment

the guiding into silence
is riddled; these unused doors


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Spiral Stone, Copyright Petru J Viljoen


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44 thoughts on “Unused Doors

  1. To: Feed oN LiFE
    From: Never Storing
    FoRage oF LoVE
    Free A Cost
    oF HaVinG no
    NoW MoRe tHan sTuff..:)

  2. But what’s a door if it’s not to be cracked? The suspense, I imagine.

  3. Truedessa says:

    Some doors are better left unopened, but if you don’t take a peek you will never know what is on the other side.

  4. […] Inspired by Unused Doors by pviljoen […]

  5. ladynyo says:

    I like these unused doors. The possibilities are endless.

  6. Vivian Zems says:

    Thank goodness there are many doors… and all unused. Time for adventure…. especially..’without attachment’ 🙂

  7. Bryan Ens says:

    Oh those un used doors…and where they might have led…

  8. Charley says:

    …and opportunity.

    thought-provoking read. I concur about the photo and how well it works with your poem.

  9. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #4: Petru’s latest #tanka for #dVersepoets OLN!

  10. ‘these unused doors’ so full of mystery. Let’s fling a few of them open.

  11. divalounger says:

    I loved this on so many levels–the unused doors seems a perfect metaphor here–

  12. I like the way you ended this. Made the poem powerful.

  13. That stone, your photography, are both breath-taking.

  14. Frank Hubeny says:

    I liked the reference to “unused doors”.

  15. sanaarizvi says:

    ‘the guiding into silence is riddled; these unused doors’.. my goodness this is potent!❤️

  16. kaykuala h says:

    They can be just as challenging and mysterious, hiding potential surprises!


  17. Grace says:

    Those doors are full of possibilities ~

  18. I am fixated on your photo. Wow. It’s a picture of the endless, I feel.

  19. Interesting ideas presented here.Doors and riddles works so well in this context.

  20. Maybe the unused doors are there for simple reason to bring hope.

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