Door of Shadows

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Would you walk through the door of gold, into the world of shadows.
Would you walk if you knew that treasure gleamed
Beckoning you forwards.
You can leave behind any thing, everything.
Bring only what you can carry.
Tomorrow is a new dawn,
And you will return with untold gold,
If your heart is filled with courage and you are worthy.

Peep through some other doorways at the DPWeekly Challenge – Doors.

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About greenmackenzie

Hi, I'm Seonaid, and I share my home with my husband, my son and a collection of cats and dogs. I am forever snapping shots of things which catch my eye. I love art which is here now and gone tomorrow...like food and nature...but also have a passion for vintage and the ancient past! Nature is my favourite muse, with her wild ever shifting seasons. I have been using and teaching mindfulness and relaxation for over 12 years, and have yet to become any sort of expert :-) I'm a Psychotherapist, and run the Maggies Highlands Cancer Centre, in Inverness, Scotland.
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27 Responses to Door of Shadows

  1. Suzanne says:

    Inspiring poem. I enjoyed reading it.

  2. Olga Brajnović says:

    I think is beautiful. You are lucky to be an artist with the images and words and have such a great results!

  3. fabulous photo and beautiful words.

    and i’d not mind having that as my front door, either.

    • Yeah Janna, that would be some front door 🙂
      It’s the main door of the church in the grounds of Dalkeith Palace, so plenty of Royal feet will have crossed its threshold in the past. Glad to hear you liked the post.

  4. Amy says:

    Beautiful post! Amazing details.

  5. BEAUTIFUL SENTENCES! Really write much for OM.UŞA that opens before us the native people will be the EC-WHO will close once. But behind them will leave a huge room to survive ONE FOR FUTURE.
    It was a pleasure to discover THANK YOU SO MUCH!

  6. supriya says:

    Sweet, simple & beautiful. 🙂

  7. ladyfi says:

    This really is like a golden portal to another world with that luscious light and gorgeous details.

  8. I really enjoy how you combined the detail of the building and door, and the lightening. This is really gorgeous.

    • Thanks Charlie, its an entrancing doorway with all those swirls, so I couldn’t resist making it a bit more fantasy with the golden light…glad you like it 🙂

  9. Tina Schell says:

    Very nice Seonaid! But what weekly challenge is doors? Is it the DP challenge??

  10. davidriggle says:

    Really like this one dear Seonaid. Love, David

    P.S. Don’t know if my other ‘Likes’ have come through as wordpress tries to run me around a bit, but I do enjoy your breathofgreenair.

    • Thanks David, lovely to hear from you. WordPress seems to like giving us wee challenges….haven’t seen your other likes but its always great to know you’re reading and looking 🙂 Sxx

  11. I love how you use the door as a metaphor. I, too, have a door that brought out a poem with lots of existential questions. One of these days, I’ll post it on my blog.

  12. beautiful photo and words 🙂

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