Roman Doors

The recent media attention on the Papacy has sent me to the pictures of our last visit to Vatican City and Rome. 

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As we walked the streets of the city,  I was drawn to all the doors.  So many tantalizing questions:  what interior space lies behind each one,  who lives or works there,  what treasures might be within,  what dramas might have played out inside, who designed the hidden spaces – the doors themselves…..who chose the intriguing hardware for the doors………….???

Whose hands have raised these door knockers to signal their presence and wish to be admitted…………???

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So tempting to knock….and wait…………………..

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One response to “Roman Doors

  1. Karen

    I have always been enamoured with brass knocks. My friend has one on her door, as do I. When I use it at my friends she says she knows it is me because no one else uses it. I feel they are so much more personal than ringing a bell……

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