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Green Man

green man. celebratory poem of the may by frances grant

 

‘Above the door on the Minster Wall

The Green man smiles upon us all

The mason recorded his chiselled smile

As he danced to the Lady of life awhile.’

 

So many churches contain carvings of the Green Man.

In this lovely poem Frances Grant imagines a Green Man carved on the Minster wall smiling at the Queen of the May, the Man of the May, and the Maypole Dancers.

A hand printed booklet in a limited edition of 30 signed and numbered copies bound in dark green leather cloth with metallic decoration. 140x85mm. 12 pages.

Illustrations of the Green Man and the Maypole Dancers are by the author.

 

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