Daily Archives: March 13, 2015

Walled Words

Walled Words

Walled Words

I knew I had to have this framed tapestry as soon as I saw it at a town festival. It seemed like a pricey purchase at the time, but I told myself that it would be worth the cost. I knew it would be perfect hanging on the brick wall in my computer room at home.

The size seemed just right and I thought the rich wooden frame would look nice against the brick. A picture of books seemed ideal for a home office.

I thought the fact that the artwork was a framed tapestry was unusual. The colorful antique books almost looked real enough to touch. I liked the way the books seemed well-worn but well-loved. I liked the way the pattern repeated itself, although I didn’t notice it at first. I tried to imagine the book topics. History, romance, poetry and personal journals all waiting to be discovered.

The artwork on my wall reflects the way books, reading and writing have always been an important part of who I am.


Posted In response to the weekly photo challenge-Wall.


This photo is also posted as my fifth entry for the Five Days Challenge that I have been invited to participate in by terryb at through the lens of my life.. The challenge is to post five photos, one per day, for five days and write a story to go along with each photo. The story can be fiction or non-fiction. It can be a short paragraph, a page or a poem. Each day I am to select another person to carry on the challenge. Today, I extend an open invitation for all readers to join in the fun!

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