Cernunnos

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Cernunnos

horned deity of fecundity, associated with snakes. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 58]
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Cernunnus, the Celtic god of witches, with his horned head; or the devil: you shall know him by his horns.
gilded head holy vessel (is the Grail a holified skull?) raiding for slaves and human heads skulls nailed into position on the lintel of the gateway skulls at the bottom of storage pits head literal seat of fertility (Celtic) antlered Cernunnus animal fertility --bring a skull home to get the babes!-- springing of antlers from the life-stuff in the head </pre> <p>Earlier on the day that I wrote the poem (December 15; 1999), I took notes specifically on Bacon's portraits of his lover / model, George Dyer.