Wednesday, October 31, 2007

while it lasts


Is there something more to mehendi than what meets the eye? Are untold tales woven into its intricate patterns? Is it a secret language, a signal, a symbol, a silent reaching out like the quilts made by people escaping slavery? That just sounds too far-fetched.





What is it then about the mehendi that rustles memory, teases emotions and sends a song to your tongue , even whan you know that it cannot last for long? Is it just another way to love this earth and all it holds before everything fades away? All i can be sure of is that while it lasts i'm in love with red red mehendi.




5 comments:

Achinthya said...

Oh dear! Isnt that my lil one's tiny lil feet? hey ,how did u manage to get all those dots in tact, without getting smudged?

buuful
ummmaaa

ഉമ്പാച്ചി said...

ഇവിടെ മലയാളം പറ്റുമോ...ന്നറിയില്ല,
പഞ്ഞി പോലുള്ള ആ ഇളം പൈതലിന്‍റെ മുഖമെവിടെ?
ഒരുമ്പാച്ചി കൊടുക്കാനാ...

Sidd's Mom said...

Hello,
thanks for dropping by...
The henna design is beautiful
Rgds,
SM

shades said...

oh my.... its chooo chweeeetttt

Aisibi said...

Are those your designs Reshma? i see you hold Mehendi quite close to your fingers... i love them too..madly, would rarely find me devoid of stained fingers..im in the same league as granma...:)