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Persephone Descends

Autumn 2022

Photo by Autumn Mott Rodeheaver on Unsplash

Three-quarters of the year has passed, and now 2022 is firmly settled in middle age, not unlike myself. The time of renewal and frolicking has passed. Now death is closer but also more welcome. We’ve been above ground almost long enough that being under the earth seems fine.

October is a long-anticipated dream coming true as life around it dies. Spring’s seedlings nourish me now, and…

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Leah Welborn

Leah Welborn

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Writer & Spiritual Habit Coach in Colorado. I’m trying to re-enchant myself & the world while making peace with my meatsuit. https://linktr.ee/leahwelborn