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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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Halloween/Samhain

ElfishElfish Posts: 252 ✭✭✭✭
edited October 2015 in Myths and Legends
I know there's already a discussion about Halloween in another section but it's closed. So basically, if I remember well on the night of Oct. 31st the Celts believed the Dead came back to Earth and hence they dressed up as spooky creatures to show they were friends with the Spirits. In France it was very popular in the 1990s but now very few kids go tricking or treating. But I still dress for the occasion and buy treats, as well as set up the Halloween decoration.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1sYrkM8PMw

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