Using poetry as a writing prompt

Thomas Eliot, in his poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, wrote:

Let us go then, you and I,
When the evening is spread out against the sky
Like a patient etherized upon a table;
Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets,
The muttering retreats
Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels
And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells:
Streets that follow like a tedious argument
Of insidious intent
To lead you to an overwhelming question.
Oh, do not ask, "What is it?"
Let us go and make our visit.

Write a story which begins with a narrator inviting the reader to come on a journey to discover something.

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