O: Ostiary #AtoZChallenge

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Ostiary: Door-keeper, servant at the entrance of a building.

waking in a dream

I tiptoe into moonlight

your door stands ajar

spilling yellow upon my feet

trembling, my hand reaches

out and falls in defeat

as the ostiary thunders:

“your exile is incomplete.”

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Lydia Howe says:

    Good job with the word pictures. I especially like the tip-toeing into the moonlight.

    Visiting from the A to Z Challenge. See my “O” post here: https://lydiahowe.com/2017/04/18/o-is-for-outsider-atozchallenge-plus-a-vlog/

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  2. Iain Kelly says:

    Good word, a new one to me 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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