Santa Fe door photo SantaFedoor_zps81adc0ee.jpg
Sagging wooden doors, Santa Fe, New Mexico

opening the doors
only to close them again—
house of smothered dreams

Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Open/Openness”


Posted on April 27, 2016, in 5-7-5, Midweek Motif, New Mexico, Poets United, Santa Fe and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. “house of smothered dreams” is so incredibly powerful!!!!!!!

  2. Ah! That’s hard-hitting.

  3. Stifling but effective.

  4. Pow! I write characters like this, and hold in the Light the humans I know who cannot open the door.

  5. How we have used doors to create barriers for millenia. It is the ugly side of humanity.

  6. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Sad but striking words.

  7. each and every word carrying much weight…

  8. Oh this haiku is achingly beautiful! Loved it..!

  9. Ouch – claustrophobia – but not in the doors – in the mind..that door is very pretty i hope it is flung open when the time is right

  10. Topical for my day. Thank you.

  11. A wonderful haiku….little words so full of truth. Stunning!

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