When inner sense becomes innocence; Gawain discovers a Bright Flower of Conscience in the Dark Forest of Souls but will it be of any use to him…?
In the original stories of the Arthurian cycle, the summer and autumn journeys of Sir Gawain, during his year of waiting for death at the hands of the Green Knight, are little documented and left to our imagination. In this poem, the Knight rests in a glade and becomes enraptured by a flower that reminds him of the pentagram, his symbol. The depth of the flower’s kiss will move him, now, but be lost to his active consciousness until much later . . .
This poem is part of a cycle of Gawain related work, to be released as an illustrated book in the Spring of 2016.
Come warrior of ancient ways
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