Portal

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Hidden escape,
guarded by glass
Follow cracked stones,
heed all warning
Withered gray walls,
hold nothing back
Lingering doubts,
hinder the free
The gateway calls,
the brave may pass

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View from a back window at a Confucian Temple, Beijing China
Photo by: c.b.w. 2005

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This shot was literally taken through a window, which gives the image an interesting texture. In some ways, the “fuzz” reminds me a spirit in the midst of choice – stay within the safety and peace of the temple or venture beyond the doors.

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c.b.w. 2013