Thursday, December 20, 2012

Notes on the Solstice

Doomsday prophesies aside, I'm down with ending cycles and the opportunity for new beginnings. Here's saying thanks to the latest chapter of living and hello to a future that is that much more brighter, peaceful and healthy. 
Further reading:

How Stuff Works: The Mayan Calendar

The Farmer's Almanac: Winter Solstice

and a poem:

Winter Twilight

by Anne Porter

On a clear winter's evening
The crescent moon 

And the round squirrels' nest
In the bare oak 

Are equal planets.

From Living Things by Anne Porter, published by Zoland Books, an imprint 
of Steerforth Press of Hanover, New Hampshire. Copyright © 2006 by Anne Porter.

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