STAR DATE: 2013 FALL EQUINOX
The pencil-thin gray snake draped across my right shoulder.
I can see it’s small rattle.
What do I do? Will it bite me?
I reach up and carefully remove the snake.
It raises up,
The ground opened up and swallowed Persephone, daughter of Demeter.
Demeter, in charge of the fertility of the earth and the well being of all, beset an eternal winter upon the earth.
Zeus was forced to intervene and sent Hermes to rescue Persephone. Which he did.
A deal was struck and Persephone was allowed to live part of the year with her mother, and part of the time with her husband, Hades.
The fall begins now, Persephone is gathering her things for her trip back to Hades
I will leave a lot behind when I go,
burning in the eternal fires of Scorpio’s transformation.
But it’s not time for that just yet.
Right now the Justice to be served is to myself.
What will it take to be true to myself?
What does it take for you to be true to yourself?
Stop saying yes when you mean no.
Stop saying you will when you won’t.
Stop saying you do when you don’t.
The scales can’t balance when you’re not in the picture.
It was one of those days when it’s a minute away from snowing…