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Posted By: Jack Blandiver
29-Nov-07 - 10:00 AM
Thread Name: Songs for the Winter Solstice
Subject: RE: Folklore: Songs for the Winter Solstice
Might the Winter Solstice be found in the line 'The rising of the sun and the running of the deer?' A lot of Neo-Pagans certainly seem to think so, but much of our actual traditional (i.e non-religious) lore defaults to the cross-quarter axis from which we get Hallowe'en & May Eve / May Day. Maybe because winter generally kicks off big time once we pass the solstice - at least it used to...