Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Concealing and revealing



girl’s tapdancing shoes wrapped in mercerised cotton and suspended

to wrap – to fold or wind around so as to cover, to surround or conceal by surrounding, to enclose, immerse, or absorb, to fold, wind, or roll up, to be or become wound or extended…

to bind – to make or become fast or secure with or as if with a tie or band, to encircle or enclose with a band, to place under obligation, oblige, to impose legal obligations or duties upon, to make irrevocable; seal, to restrain or confine with or as if with ties, as of responsibility or loyalty, to place under certain constraints; govern, to bandage, to cohere or cause to cohere, to make or become compact, stiff, or hard, to enclose and fasten between covers, to provide with a border or edging, to employ as an apprentice; indenture…
(from Collins Concise Dictionary)

2 comments:

redredday said...

wow. i did not know a dictionary could be so poetic when the words are put together like that. thought you wrote them at first; they go so well with the images of the shoes. i think i would like to make a recording of those words read out loud. keep coming back here to read them and look at those beautifully wrapped shoes.

Catherine said...

just love the way this looks like a dress, girly and then takes you to dancing...