Doors are secret keepers.

They’re all that separate your world from another’s, apart from a wall and windows.

Wide open, slammed shut, left ajar… they tell you stories. No. You imagine stories of the people and things that go in and out that door.

An open door at Amer Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Doors have characters that, to us, reflect the characteristics of the people behind them.

Ornate equals ostentatious.

Stained equals filthy.

Stark equals stingy.

Elegant equals sophisticated.

Plastic and metal equals cheap.

Maybe. Maybe not.

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An old building in Pushkar, Rajasthan, India

The more you try to analyze what’s behind that door, the sooner will the locks and bolts be fastened inside.

And all you’ll be left with is yourself, the door, the stories that you imagine and the secrets locked safely.

Behind closed doors.

A simple wooden door with beautiful art on the walls beside it at Amer Fort, Jaipur (Rajasthan)



Weekly Photo Challenge: Doors



6 thoughts on “Doors

  1. Very true. I never looked at soors with those thoighta in mind. Next time.. i will pay special attention. Seems to be fun!! Even doors speak!!!
    Great… looking forward for more.

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