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Upon the Shortest Day

Many thanks to clara_swift for recommending the perfect reading for today, the 21st of December, Winter Solstice, the shortest day, St. Lucy's day.

"A Nocturnal Upon St. Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day," by John Donne

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agentxpndble
Dec. 21st, 2005 05:14 pm (UTC)
Lovely!
eldritchhobbit
Dec. 21st, 2005 10:29 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad you like it! I found it to be very moving.
childermass
Dec. 21st, 2005 08:27 pm (UTC)
oh my gosh! :O i actually just made a character loosely based from st. lucy, like a week ago! i had no idea. *flails* this is so cool! :D i just thought her story was amazing so i ran with it. *squee!*
eldritchhobbit
Dec. 21st, 2005 10:31 pm (UTC)
Oh wow - we're on the same wavelength, aren't we? It sounds like St. Lucy was excellent inspiration for you. Fascinating stuff! :)
estellye
Dec. 22nd, 2005 04:49 am (UTC)
"for this, both the year's and the day's deep midnight is"

Yes I agree, this was especially moving for me today. Aren't I the angsty one, lately? LOL

Thanks for posting that ((((EH))))
eldritchhobbit
Dec. 26th, 2005 09:53 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad you found it moving, too -- sometimes angst can be a good thing! *hugs*
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