Holly King

Can’t get your head around the Oak/Holly King cycle?

Since my last post I've heard from a number of people who cannot get their heads around the Oak/Holly King cycle. I was always confused about this too until I realised that I was trying to fit a 'cosmic' event into an agricultural cycle. It clicked when

The Holly King

I shall be as the Dark Holly King, Darkness and cold in my cloak I will bring, And on Winter's nights to me you will sing, Til the air around me starts changing, And on the Noon of the Solsice I'll give up my crown, To the