and in the long, dark night that comes before, wicked things come out to play. some say it’s oden and his einhärjar, riding across the freezing sky. more often, since every holiday has been appropriated by the church, it’s lucifer and his cohort. lucifer followed by lucia. darkness followed by the promise of light.
lux. darkness containing the seed of light?
ingen dager synes än – fast än ni tänken så
det är den klara stjärnan som för dagen plägar gå