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Through the Keyhole
by R. S. Williams
Saturday, August 26, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This came from an image in my head, of a room through a keyhole.

The sentences can be interpreted differently depending on where you choose to pause. The meaning I had in mind while actually writing, was not to ask ‘dangerous’ questions if you’re not sure of the answer. Only if you know it will be yes!


Through the Keyhole

Through the keyhole, lies
Another mystery, locked inside
Obscure dreams and things we fail to see.

Harmless inquisition, injures only all
Seekers of knowledge, hearts
Into darkness swift may fall.

Sealed is the keyhole,
Extinguish kindled hope,
And NEVER knock,
On closed doors…
(Unless by chance)

 …You have the key.


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/29/2006
A thought-provoking offering. Thank you for sharing it. Welcome to AD. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Tami Ryan 8/29/2006
Welcome to AuthorsDen!

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/26/2006
Doors are closed for a reason...and the person on the otherside,,,looking in might be intruding some privacy...and oh boy that could have devistating results!!

So don't peep rather knock the hell out of the intruder if that key belongs to you!!

Just my point of view!!

Well wriiten piece anyways!!

Wlcome to the Daen!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 8/26/2006
good poem ... but is there a need to knock if you have the key?
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 8/26/2006
Very interesting write. Welcome to AD. R
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 8/26/2006
Love it! I learned a long time ago, never ask a question whose answer might hurt you. I learned it, but I never learned how to follow my own advice. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 8/26/2006
Intriguing write, RS. Welcome to the Den!
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