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Doors...which one should I open?

Updated on May 21, 2013

Doors into Infinite Possibilities

'Green Door ,what's that secret you're keeping?'
'Green Door ,what's that secret you're keeping?' | Source

Doors in Spain

I took all these photos on my recent trip in Spain
I took all these photos on my recent trip in Spain | Source


The pilgrims walk the road

The Camino

Seeking life's lessons


peace of mind


And along the way of the road

Are ancient villages

With ancient door ways

Ancient wooden doors

And newer ones

many doors

There is a knock on the door

And my beloved gently enters

The door slams shut

My lover has gone

What did I do wrong?

Doors of emptyness

The hollow pain



Doors of danger

Doors of plague and sickness

Leading to certain death

In ancient times

Pilgrims walked this pilgrimage

Praying that their illnesses be cured

St Vitus Dance

Spasms and convulsions

The cause?

Toxic grain moulds in damp Northern Europe

But this was not known

When suffering pilgrims

Found themselves healed

While walking the pilgrimage to Santiago

In dry, mould free Spain

This was a true miracle

Bleeding and starving

The pilgrims

Knocked on the doors of convents

And alms houses

Rarely were they turned away

Will doors open for me?

Will it be safe to enter?

Locked doors

And doors that creak open

into darkness

Doors opening into infinite possibilities

With bright golden door knockers

Brass copper and iron





Sea monsters, and lions

Doors shouting warnings of


ETA Terrorists

Homes with the plague

Lacy doors that I can glimpse through

to catch fleeting images

Gardens of paradise

Bright colored doors





With polished wood

And metal studs

Do you know

What is behind those doors?

Which one should I open?

Do I dare knock again again?

This one looks inviting

And this one

Which image should I touch?

Doors to the Past and the Future


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