The Midsummer Pole


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glad midsommar (via -dreamandawake-)

One of the many folkloric parts of our culture that has heathen roots is (the later Christianized) phallic midsummer pole, around witch dancing and singing takes place.
The original is not cross shaped but a pole with a circle around the top.

glad midsommar

One of the many folkloric parts of our culture that has heathen roots is (the later Christianized) phallic midsummer pole, around witch dancing and singing takes place.

The original is not cross shaped but a pole with a circle around the top.

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