But a smell shivered him awake. It was a scent as old as the world. It was a hundred aromas of a thousand places. It was the tang of pine needles. It was the musk of sex. It was the muscular rot of mushrooms. It was the spice of oak. Meaty and redolent of soil and bark and herb. It was bats and husks and burrows and moss.. It poured like oil from between the tall trees and flowed across dark sandy dirt. ~ Stephen M. Irwin, (illustration of Greenman)
Green Man 5x7 Blank Greeting Card Fine Art Print Pagan Mythology Cernunnos Oak King Forest Goddess Art
Maybe this fella will manifest once Jeremiah begins to fulfill his quest, symbolising a 'thaw' of the souless, Winterlands. The Green Man - Found in many cultures in the world, Green Man is often related to natural vegetative deities springing up throughout the ages. Primarily, it is interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, or "renaissance", representing the cycle of growth each spring.
The “green man” is a sculpture or a painting made from leaves. You’ll often find architectual ornaments like this on the walls of european churches. This symbol exists since the middle ages and is found in many cultures around the world. It is often linked to natural deities. The green man is interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, nature and the cycle of growth each spring. In many may day celebrations (especially in Great Britain) people will dress up as a green man in parades and festivals…