Since I started posting pictures of doors that I’ve taken from different places around the world, I have noticed that I’m not the only admirer. In honor of all you door fans out there, I’m posting another excerpt from my book, A Casual Traveler.
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new a new way of seeing things.” Henry Miller
Open the door.
What is a door? Portal to another time, or place?
Exit dark – enter light. Leave cold – find warmth. Retreat from noise -Discover quiet. Escape danger – seek safety.
Why photograph doors?
Go places on planes, trains, and automobiles.
Was Jim Morrison looking for doors?
Wonder what’s behind the door? I want to know more!
First porn movie – Behind The Green Door.
The Price is Right –choose a door.
Twilight Zone’s tortured soles wondered hallways, in search of the correct door.
Who’s behind those doors? Are they rich, or are they poor?
To work, school, church, and home.
Some used to enter, others to keep out.
Why does floor sound like, and spelled like door?
Judge a book by its cover, a door for its decor.
Why does it open in, if going out?
Close the door.
And then, there are windows…