Hans Ostrom

Freshman - 566 Points (1954 / California)

Door Poem - Poem by Hans Ostrom

Some doors are made of wood,
and some of fear.
Inside, you hear
the knocking, wonder: Should

I open up to what I cannot see?
Outside, you knock,
don't try the lock,
think: What, who, might greet me?


Comments about Door Poem by Hans Ostrom

  • Rookie Tom J. Mariani (12/25/2009 10:37:00 PM)

    In one short poem you have delt with those on the inside and those on the outside. It took Allen Ginsberg much longer in 1955 with his poem HOWL.
    If you would like to take a look at two of my short spoken word poems:
    Google RedwoodWriters.org..Then click on Announcements. Then click on my picture with a tan baseball cap. It's a youtube clip from Cafee Greco North Beach December 7th 2009.. I'll feature there Jan 11th. Stop by if you're in The City. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Sonya Florentino (10/31/2009 8:17:00 PM)

    i like this door poem....of how we use doors to lock ourselves in....or lock things out...... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 9, 2011


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