2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
19
2021

Articles About winter solstice

  • First Lines — JOY JOY JOY

    A poem from a former villager, the late Jean Barlow Hudson. Strange, dreamlike, filled with somberness and joy, Jean’s poem helps us welcome the turning of the year.

  • Poems of renewal at winter solstice

    Light snow covered a wooden walkway in Glen Helen on a recent morning. As the winter solstice nears, so does Tecumseh Land Trust’s eighth annual Winter Solstice Poetry Reading, held Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., at Glen Helen’s Vernet Ecological Center. Twelve area poets will read from their original work around the evening’s theme of “Renewal and Regeneration.” (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Area residents are invited to enter the “thin time” at Tecumseh Land Trust’s eighth annual Winter Solstice Poetry Reading, held Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., at Glen Helen’s Vernet Ecological Center.

  • Merry and bright— Celebrate traditions of light

    As each year comes to a close, the village — and the world outside — celebrates a variety of holidays, traditions and rituals, creating a diversity of celebration throughout Yellow Springs during the darkest time of the year. Despite the darkness, through the celebration of Hanukkah, Yule, Christmas and Kwanzaa, villagers take time in December to remember and consider the light — each in their own ways.