The bonfires were lit on the hills and in the sacred groves. The bards were playing their lyres as the priestesses prepared offerings and libation for the sacred union.
In the villages, the maypoles were planted in the ground as the maidens danced and strung them with ribbons. And in the forests, lovers wandered hand in hand under the boughs, flushed and filled with the excitement of lust.
Beautiful article written Krista Mitchell.