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Life’s Door

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Colour draws me in

Lifting my heart to the sky

Through turquoise dreams

And flying machines

Luring me gently to the clouds

Over the rainbow

And back again

I only need to open

This door of hope

Yellow like the sun

Decorated with doves and lace

To remind me of grandmothers’ doilies

And simpler times

I only need to open

This door of endless possibilities

One hand gripping and turning

One heart open and learning

One life in front of me

Inside of me

Around me

I only need to open

This door of life

To find my rainbow

Photo credit: Doors – 2014 Calendar

 Photography by Londie Garcia Padelsky

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12 responses »

  1. Very nice. “One heart open and learning”, yes!

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  2. geez, my ‘nana’ always had doilies in her house, she wouldn’t let me touch them! lol
    this is a wonderful poem of simultaneously looking back and ahead at the textures and
    details that is this life. ty for this.

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  3. entering
    ~
    loving words
    carrying one home

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  4. beautiful! love “turquoise dreams”

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  5. Thank you, Melanie. 🙂

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  6. I would love to live in this house. ~ Dennis

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