the sign on the dome read: “pick a portal; any portal”
seductive open doorway to
promises; dreams; ecstasy
a gateway; a sweet release
slide into another reality
step into a past
slip inside someone’s head
choice is yours . . .
until someone pushes you through
in their own rush for freedom* (280)

Photo by Felipe Ribeiro at

channeled for Twittering Tales 150. Congrads on the century and a half mark, Kat. (For the tales, of course; not to be construed as a comment on your age! smiling with a wink)

*with a nod to several original Star Trek episodes: “City on the Edge of Forever;” “All Our Yesterdays,” and the absolutely beyond strange movie Being John Malkovich