Just as I had felt Aphrodite come with warmth, I felt Artemis enter with the cold. The fog was coming in, breaking the spell.
I feel raw and sensitive to everything around me. In the space of a day and a night, I’ve watched white power flex itself.
Awake in my body and mind was the desire to preserve an essential core being, to be unclaimed by any man, to be wholly my own.
Older life in the family tree has cleared, giving way to newer energy -- the germinating seedling nourished by the breakdown of former forms.