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maypole moon, by rc dewinter
Tags: 18th century, dance, dancing, England, field, folk dance, full moon, genre, girls, historical, history, maidens, May Day, may
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maypole moon

by rc dewinter
Artist Notes
© 2010 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved ~ In the spring time, the only pretty ring time... ~ William Shakespeare, 'It Was a Lover and His Lass' 18th-century English village maidens caper and dance around a traditional maypole under a full moon; each is hoping that as she retraces her steps to unravel the twined ribbons, the name of her true love will be revealed.
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All art and written work © 1999-2016 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved ~ RC deWinter is a Connecticut writer/digital artist whose poetry has been published in the New York Times, Uno: A Poetry Anthology, 2River View, Pink Panther Magazine and in many other print/online publications. Her art has bee ...
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