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The Door for Love and Death

You push the shadow against the wall.
Open the door for love and death.
What rooms are rented there?

In the Room of Exquisite Torture,
A woman watches her lover shave.

In the Room of Hopeless Romantic,
A man weeps before a portrait of Voltaire.

In the Room of Maternal Instinct,
The rose is embalmed.

In the Room of Amorous Adventure,
Both doors hide the tiger.

In the Room of My Life,
I give up one and love the other.