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Michelle Mays: Music

The Greenman

(Michelle Mays)
2003
Michelle Mays
Someone’s standing on the edge of the Circle gathered round
Who is this Man Guarding us on Sacred Ground?
Quietly he provides and protects without a sound
And to this purpose, his oath is honor bound.

With Stealth and strength he guards unnoticed on the edge
Providing for and keeping safe our kith and kin.
No fanfare, no noise does he make.

Someone’s standing on the edge of the Circle gathered round.
Who is this Man guarding us on Sacred Ground?
Quietly he provides and protects without a sound.
The Green Man, Guardian of our land.

Outside looking in inside looking out,
No one knows the subtle things he does,
Yet through his work we’re all safe and secure.

Someone’s standing at the edge of the Circle gathered round,
Who is this man guarding us o Sacred ground?
Quietly he provides and protects without a sound.
And to this purpose his oath is honor bound.

Freely given freely received, he honors Mother’s ways
And now in turn we honor our Green Man.
Who Guards so well the Heart of this land.

Somewhere, right now A Greenman’s standing near,
Whether here at home or on some far off land
He keeps safe, all we hold dear.


Someone’s standing at the edge of the Circle gathered round.
Who is this man guarding us on sacred ground?
Quietly he provides and protects without a sound,
The Green Man, Guardian of our Sacred Space,
The Green Man, Guardian of this Land.

Credits: Written by Michelle Mays, 1996. Inspired by Bob Reeder and Tim Tatman. Vocals- Michelle Mays, Rob Volmar, Keys-Ernie Tullis, Bass- Ernie Tullis, Guitar- Michelle Mays

Images of The Greenman are seen in ancient artworks, in Templar Temples, and they all represent the masculine aspect of protection and well being of Deity within Nature. The Greenman song was written to honor a friend who always served the protection, safety and well being of the group. Tim Tatman is a Greenman and this song is written and dedicated to him and to all Greenmen around the world!