#thewintersolstice

  1. Winter Solstice Chant Vines, leaves, roots of darkness, growing, now you are uncurled and cover our eyes with the edge of winter sky leaning over us in icy stars. Vines, leaves, roots of darkness, growing, come with your seasons, your fullness, your end. -Annie Finch The Winter Solstice
  2. It's The First Day of Winter | December 22nd, 2023

    The First Day of Winter, also known as the Winter Solstice, takes place when either of the Earth's poles reach their maximum tilt away from the Sun. This happens twice a year, once in each hemisphere. The First Day of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere is on the December solstice,
  3. The thing is, I still like the darkness. It’s hard to explain why. I’ve always loved the Winter and there’s a lot more night in the Winter. There’s nothing like a crisp, cold night. It’s exhilarating, it gets the blood pumping. The Winter Solstice and the Impact of Darkness – Nut