Gate of…

Gates of Emotion

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

A shot from the New York City Public Library ~ I loved how the light streamed in over the rustic gate and left it’s mark on the swirled marble.

Settings: SS 1/60 f5.6 ISO 2500

Equipment: Nikon D800 with a 50mm prime lens


Those who have been following my blog know of my love for flowers and their meanings or representation of life.  Today’s post includes an acrostic poem using one of the definitions or representations of, or uses for, Lavender, the subject in today’s image.


Many of our


Salvage us from

Tribulations by

Reminding us of

Unity necessary for

Survival and


copyright Robyn Graham

Lavender for Mistrust