Friday, May 1, 2009

MAY DAY

Maypole dance:On the first day of May, English villagers woke up at daybreak to roam the countryside gathering blossoming flowers and branches. A towering maypole was set up on the village green. This pole, usually made of the trunk of a tall birch tree, was decorated with bright field flowers. The villagers then danced and sang around the maypole, accompanied by a piper.

I do not remember ever doing a May Pole, but we did May Baskets. You made a basket out of construction paper,picked flowers, or made them, and left them on someone's porch.

I am afraid if I had a May Pole tomorrow it would rain on it.

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1 comment:

~Robbin said...

Hi Mama! The Heart Walk is November 7th I believe.