Persephone has returned again to the underworld. The Sun paused for just a moment and where darkness had reigned, the light has begun to overcome it – but there is still darkness, cold, and sadness ahead.
On this longest night, gods and goddesses
met to plan our Fates. Virgin mothers
gave birth to their sacred sons today.
Rhiannon’s Pryder. Isis’ Horus. Demeter’s Persephone. Perhaps,
Mary’s Jesus under a comet or conjunction.
When freezing rain settles on late apples, it creates a glassy frozen coating. Then, the apple defrosts before the ice does. Rotting apple falls out the bottom leaving a gothic icy ghost apple globe behind.