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This Doorway #writephoto

I was born in a house with an unlocked door,

had to teach myself

to turn the key at night

and then in the day

to keep the warnings on the other side

of this slate of wood,

varnished to look like an invitation.

portal

For the Thursday Photo Prompt: Invitation

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Carol J Forrester is a writer trying to be a better one. She’s currently working on her first novel ‘Darkened Daughter’ and attempting to put together a collection of poetry in the hopes of submitting to publication in 2020. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University, enjoys judo at least twice a week, and tries to attend poetry events around the Midlands. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry. Her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and two of her poems were included in the DVerse Poets Pub Publication ‘Chiaroscuro’ which is available for purchase on amazon. More recently her poem ‘Until The Light Gets In‘ was accepted and published at The Drabble and her poem ‘Newborn’ was published by Ink Sweat & Tears. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and has hosted a number of guest bloggers here on Writing and Works.

6 Comments

  1. Warnings not to enter or you’d better enter. If not to enter it would be easier to keep it locked. Guess I’m being too dull headed today. Nice idea, great photo!

  2. Something both tragic and sinister about your interpreatation, Carol. Brilliant! Thanks for taking part this week.

  3. Pingback: Photo prompt round-up: Invitation #writephoto | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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