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

John had always been fascinated by the idea of magic. As a child, he would watch cartoons and movies about wizards and fairies and bewitched creatures, and he would dream of being able to do the same things.

One day, while John was working on his computer, he discovered a portal. He had never seen anything like it before. It was like a door to another world. John couldn’t believe his luck.

He stepped through the portal and found himself in a beautiful, magical kingdom. There were fields and trees and rivers, and the people there were friendly and welcoming. John felt like he had finally found his true home.

John stayed in the kingdom for a long time, living a life of peace and contentment. But one day, he realized that he needed to return home. He had missed his family and friends too much.

When John arrived back in his own world, he was surprised to find that everything had changed. The world was in a state of chaos, and it seemed like nothing ever went right anymore. But John was still happy to be back in his own life, and he was grateful for the memories he had left behind in the magical kingdom.