Posts tagged ‘solstice’

June 20, 2020

The longest day

by Jem Croucher

The longest day
the Solstice here
June twentieth
at the mid year
The sunshine stays
as well it might
and with us til
it is twilight
So celebrate
the Solstice day
with dance and song
as well you may
Mid-summer daylight
Green Man shout
tells one and all
the sunshine’s out

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December 21, 2018


by Jem Croucher

Today it is the shortest day
Midwinter, that’s a fact
Followed by the longest night
Solstice to be exact

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June 22, 2017

Slip Slide Away

by Jem Croucher

Yesterday saw the Solstice
and the summer’s longest day
Midyear passes once again
as time slip slides away

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January 14, 2016


by Rachael


was that a caterwaul

i heard this black solstice eve –

or a frightened child



Image courtesy Anthony Morrocco

June 21, 2014

Sunlight Solstice

by thom amundsen


The morning speaks to lovely energy.

Our day begins bright noting summertime.

Birds sing their often gorgeous melody.

We look hopeful for amber lights sublime.

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