Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Green Woman

One of my favorite images is that of the Green Man.

green man  This drawing, from Spirit and Flesh, typifies the idea of the Green Man.  A symbol of rebirth, sometimes called the Oak King, a favorite of mine for years.

So, as we were leaving the fair, a Green Lady appeared out of the bushes surrounding the garden displays.

PA210428  Isn’t she lovely.  The performer had was on stilts on her legs and arms.  She almost had a spider effect.  But she was completely covered in vines and leaves and grape clusters.

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She did have such a peaceful countenance.  So now I have a Green Lady to go with my Green Man.

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