First read Thorn Harefoot’s blog entry here CLICK
My imagination has been co-opted by Disney. This is how I saw the Hare in the Moon before I saw Thorn’s drawing:
I’ve never heard of the Hare in the Moon. I knew of the man in the moon but was surprised at the variations different cultures have about what they see up there: Moon images
I hold with the frottage ideas of Max Ernest (despicable womanizer tho’ he was) in seeing images in the tiles of the floor, or the stucco of the wall or the water droplets on the shower curtain. But I also believe that possibly we carry ancestral memories and images with us somewhere in our DNA or collective consciousness or whatever you choose to call that which is outside of the corporal present – we just have to be open to seeing them.
As for the Easter Bunny and egg imagery – I thought they were both images of fertility that my Catholic Church usurped, as it did so many other things, from the religions of those they were trying convert …..