imagine secrets

paused behind portals of time

truths emerge at last

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 261, 2/15/22 #PHOTOPROMPT

Remember, we can see what’s in the image, so write your poem using the image as an inspiration. Don’t just describe what you see in the image. Use your imagination. Open your third eye and see what’s behind the red door! Think about metaphor and allegory. Just remember to check what form you’re using. Some of the Japanese forms frown upon the use of metaphors. – Colleen Chesebro

-Eugi

featured image – prompt image

31 thoughts on “Gear up the facts

  1. The truths are, often, covered up, under, layers and, layers of, lies, and, sometimes, we just, get, tired, of, having to, dig through, all that dirt, to, get to it, so, we just, let the lies, run, our, lives…

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  2. Some truths are hard to bare… when exposed. To me the image on closer inspection is very ‘steampunk’ 😀

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  3. I love the idea of truths waiting behind portals of time, looking for the right opportunity to release its chaos into the world. Lol! Great poem, Eugenia! 🙂

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