My Way of Worship

I tie  flowers in the evenings
place the sequence on the idols,
and pray.

Easy to string the delicate “pichis ”
with  long stems than “mallis”
that have short ones.

Significant for their fragrance
the white flowers add to the
aura of divinity.

I make a small strand for me
hang round my tiny hairdo
a practice from my childhood.

With flowers in bamboo baskets,
I fasten them together, perhaps
a half an hour work.

Perform the ritual with passion,
am incapable of sharing
the exhilaration.





By meenas17

A lover of classical Carnatic music.
An avid reader, passionate writer, into stocks and investments for livelihood

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