As part of the
Creaturemag Festival Edition and inspired by our trip
to The Green Man Festival in Wales, we asked the happy
people for their interpretations of The Green Man. Whether
this was in the form of a poem, a drawing, anything
at all,we were interested to discover the range of differing
interpretations and have displyed our favourite ones
here in our Green man Feature.
is The Green Man? The Green Man is that spirit,
energy, presence, inherent in every cell of the vegetative
realm. The green man has many different faces and variations.
Branches or vines may sprout from the nose, mouth, nostrils
or other parts of the face, and these shoots may bear
flowers or fruit.
The Green man can be found in
many cultures around the world, primarily it is interpreted
as a symbol of rebirth, or "renaissance",
representing the cycle of growth being reborn anew each