Monday, June 12, 2017
Doors (Monday Poem)
by Carl Sandburg
An open door says, “Come in.”
A shut door says, “Who are you?”
Shadows and ghosts go through shut doors.
If a door is shut and you want it shut,
why open it?
If a door is open and you want it open,
why shut it?
Doors forget but only doors know what it is
From Poetry for Young People: Carl Sandburg,
edited by Frances Schoonmaker Bolin
1995, Sterling Publishing