An incantation of thirty-seven ceremonial incense resins, freshly turned spring earth, and new grasses.
“I myself have seen this woman draw the stars from the sky; she diverts the course of a fast-flowing river with her incantations; her voice makes the earth gape, it lures the spirits from the tombs, send the bones tumbling from the dying pyre. At her behest, the sad clouds scatter; at her behest, snow falls from a summer's sky.” ― Tibullus' Elegies (55 BCE -19 BCE)
Art: Dance of the Forest Nymphs by Warren B. Davis, c. early 1920s
Walpurgisnacht or Hexennacht ("Witches' Night") is the night when witches are reputed to hold a large celebration and await the arrival of spring.