The Burning Fox: A Pagan’s Year (Stubborn Sod, The Headpoke And Firewedding, Our Ghost’s 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 April The Burning Fox

The Burning Fox

I don’t shy away from the cruelty of some pagan practices. This is my take on the origin of the ritual. So instead of the boy being upbraided , a fox is annually slaughtered. At this time of year the Romans did this to foxes in their games.

Marcel Herms

shows the innocent cruelty of the young boy.

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