Prompt: Write a short story about a man who discovers a magical portal

John was always a curious man. He loved to explore new places and learn about the different cultures that lived there. One day, John found a strange portal in his backyard. At first, he thought it was just a toy, but when he tried to touch it, he found that it was really strange. Suddenly, the portal started glowing and a bright light filled John’s backyard.

John stepped through the portal and found himself in a different world. He was surrounded by beautiful flowers and gentle-looking animals. John was so amazed by everything he saw that he forgot to be afraid. He stayed there for hours, exploring every inch of the amazing place.

When John finally came back to reality, he couldn’t believe he had just disappeared for hours! He was so excited to tell his friends about his amazing discovery, and he knew he had to find the portal again. John quickly searched for the portal, and this time, he found it easily. Every time he steps through it, he feels like he’s discovering a new part of the world.