Feast of, Goatwhipped : A Pagan’s Year (Stubborn Sod, The Headpoke And Firewedding, Ghost Holiday. A creative exploration of sources used to create my poetry series, featuring the cracking art of Marcel Herms.


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Stubborn Sod February Feast Of Goat

Stubborn Sod February Feast Of Goat Whipped

Feast of

Who needs and excuse for a party? Well, we do seem to need one or two. February is the time for Imbolc, for Candlemas. The lighting of candles to remind us of the sunblaze we remember from the Summer, and look forward to this year. It is a full cup raised to welcome the light.



I know it sounds a tad kinky. It is a fertility festival. I have written it from the point of view of a Roman servant girl whom has a distinctive Barnsley accent! Also brought it bang up to date with the reference to “panic sex”.

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