The Rusted Gate

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Rusted, but well oiled and continuously in use, heaven’s gate. 

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Contest: One, One Liner
Sponsor: Rick Parise
Placed 2nd
© 9th November 2016   

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 9/30/2017 1:10:00 PM
Interesting topic you chose. Not a quote but definitely its own thing.
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Paul Callus
Date: 10/2/2017 3:44:00 PM
Thank you, Richard. I prefer to look at heaven's gate as being rusted, while the golden light shines beyond. Regards // paul
Date: 11/26/2016 11:27:00 AM
Like, Eileen - this provoked my thoughts. Would heaven's gate rust? Matters not, any one liner that gets the mind thinking is a great one liner, in my view. Congrats on your placement. You are good at these one liners - consistently ... CayCay
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Date: 11/26/2016 3:21:00 PM
Perhaps I ought to offer to take the rust off and paint it....might gain me a few extra points:) Thank you for a lovely visit, CayCay. Regards // paul
Date: 11/22/2016 12:54:00 AM
Oh....I never thought of heaven's gate this way. Intriguing.
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Date: 11/24/2016 2:55:00 PM
Neither did I, Eileen...not before I wrote it:) Thank you for stopping by...hugs // paul
Date: 11/16/2016 12:30:00 PM
I have to fave this Paul, the creative duality in your works are remarkable! Keith
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Date: 11/16/2016 2:10:00 PM
Thank you for both lovely feedback and the fav, Keith. ~ Regards // paul
Date: 11/15/2016 6:51:00 PM
Congratulations on your wonderful Win Paul. I do love that idea of it being well-worn! 7 ; )
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Date: 11/16/2016 1:58:00 PM
Thank you, Connie. That gate, even though rusty, has caught people's attention:) Regards ~ paul
Date: 11/14/2016 10:10:00 AM
I love the fact that you chose rusted over it being golden! Congrats, warm regards, Laura.
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Date: 11/15/2016 1:33:00 PM
Thank you, Laura. Maybe it's rusted on the outside and golden on the inside:) Warm regards // paul
Date: 11/12/2016 8:02:00 PM
Paul congratulations on your win in the contest with this beautifully penned poem ~
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Date: 11/13/2016 11:46:00 AM
Thank you, Constance. I enjoyed your lamenting gate. Regards // paul
Date: 11/12/2016 7:35:00 PM
Rusty gate beautifully elevated...Congratulations
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Date: 11/13/2016 11:41:00 AM
Thank you, Rizwana; yours was a worthy winning entry, too:) Regards // paul
Date: 11/12/2016 7:28:00 PM
Dropping back with my congrats Paul:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 11/13/2016 11:40:00 AM
Thank you, Jan:) Hugs // paul
Date: 11/12/2016 12:19:00 PM
I love to see good things come to good people. This is one of those times. Congratulations!
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Date: 11/12/2016 4:00:00 PM
Thank you, Hansteven; it's good to see you again. Hope you're keeping well. // paul
Date: 11/12/2016 10:05:00 AM
Nice Paul, congratulations on your win!
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Date: 11/12/2016 10:22:00 AM
Many thanks, Sarita! Have a nice weekend:) Regards // paul
Date: 11/12/2016 7:57:00 AM
Congratulations Paul, rusted by sin I suppose, kept oiled with love...
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Date: 11/12/2016 9:59:00 AM
Thank you for the feedback and congrats, Charlie. Regards //paul
Date: 11/11/2016 4:17:00 PM
Wow...what a wonderful allegory...and so powerful, Paul. I love "continuously in use"...very inspiring and hopeful. Congratulations on your well-deserved podium win! Sandra
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Date: 11/11/2016 4:26:00 PM
Thank you for the lovely feedback, Sandra; glad you find this inspiring. Have a lovely weekend. Regards // paul
Date: 11/11/2016 2:34:00 PM
Awesome way to go with this winner...Congrat..Sara
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Date: 11/11/2016 3:59:00 PM
"awesome" is much appreciated, Sara! Thank you. Regards // paul
Date: 11/11/2016 12:35:00 PM
Hi Paul, I told ya it was a winner. Congratulations on your winning write. It was well deserved: -) Alexis
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Date: 11/11/2016 1:21:00 PM
Thank you!! I rely on your intuition, Alexis...you never fail to guess a winner:) Now, about the horse races this weekend......:) Regards // paul
Date: 11/11/2016 11:07:00 AM
so endearing, paul... top cheers on your fine slot!..huggs
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Date: 11/11/2016 1:18:00 PM
Thank you, Nette:) glad you enjoyed it. hugs // paul
Date: 11/11/2016 6:30:00 AM
Most used gate in the world? Congratulations Paul.
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Date: 11/11/2016 1:04:00 PM
I have a feeling it is, Jean; heard they going to install remote control:) Thank you for your lovely visit. Regards // paul
Date: 11/10/2016 8:49:00 PM
Heavenly, Paul! Congrats!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/16/2016 3:05:00 PM
:)
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/16/2016 3:05:00 PM
:)
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Paul Callus
Date: 11/11/2016 1:02:00 PM
Ah! That sure is a lovely adjective, Kim:) Thank you! Once again congrats on placing first. Regards // paul
Date: 11/10/2016 4:25:00 PM
Indeed it is oftey used and rusted...that gate that welcome us sinners with love.You are so good at.these.Paul...
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Date: 11/11/2016 1:00:00 PM
Pleased you like it, Charm. The contest theme was very inspiring; the winning entries are all worthy of a high rating. ~ Regards // paul
Date: 11/10/2016 3:24:00 PM
Well, heaven's gate is everything you wrote about, I believe, except the rusted part. Nice poem, Paul. Do pearls rust? Much love to you, my friend.
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Date: 11/11/2016 12:57:00 PM
Hi Freddie...maybe I'm an exception to the rule...I don't like the image of a pearly gate; I'd rather see it as plain and rusty, and let beauty appear once we have passed through it! All the best...paul
Date: 11/10/2016 8:50:00 AM
Wow! This is one my favourite for this challenge. A fav for me and hope you do very well with this challenge.
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Date: 11/10/2016 2:47:00 PM
I'm glad you liked this with a 'wow', Armand:) Thank you for the fav, too. Regards // paul
Date: 11/10/2016 1:41:00 AM
Heavenly a good thought friend Paul. Excellent. Thanks for sharing it.
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Date: 11/10/2016 2:45:00 PM
Thank you Ravi. Best regards...paul
Date: 11/9/2016 3:24:00 PM
This is a fantastic one liner :) Loved it!
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Date: 11/9/2016 5:10:00 PM
Thank you for a most lovely reaction, Carol:) Does my 6th sense tell me that we've met before...! Regards // paul
Date: 11/9/2016 2:39:00 PM
i like where you took this, paul.. really glorious and divine!..huggs
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Paul Callus
Date: 11/9/2016 4:56:00 PM
Thank you Nette. I had a couple other options, but they required more than one line! Hugs // paul
Date: 11/9/2016 10:34:00 AM
Knock, knock, knockin, hopefully we all get to walk through this passage. Poignantly penned Paul. :)
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Paul Callus
Date: 11/9/2016 4:48:00 PM
Hey...did you momentarily change your avatar? or are my eyes playing tricks on me?!!
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Date: 11/9/2016 4:46:00 PM
In case you find any difficulty call me...I've made a skeleton key:) Thank you for stopping by. ~ Regards // paul
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