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the readying ritualby rc dewinter
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- © 2011 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved _________________________________________________________________________________ The May-pole is up, Now give me the cup; I’ll drink to the garlands around it; But first unto those Whose hands did compose The glory of flowers that crown’d it. ~ from 'The Maypole', ca. 1660, by Restoration poet Robert Herrick _________________________________________________________________________________ Two young women, one hidden, except for her skirt, by the Maypole and a garland of ribbons, ready it for the traditional celebration of love and fertility.
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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 ...