I was inspired to create this, moved by the simple beauty of Claire Hitchin's "People Look East." I came across Claire's name this week while researching performers at Richmond's upcoming Folk Fest. The schedule is out! She is a former Jesuit Volunteer and seems a lovely individual. Naturally ;).
There is something about the change of color and cooling of the world, the earlier evenings, that soothes my cold introvert heart.
Although the song is traditionally one of preparation for Christmas, there's something in the change of weather that's already gently inviting us to turn inward. The cool beckons us to gather ourselves up, trim our hearths, attend to things closer to home.
And it's September, PRACTICALLY CHRISTMAS, so I am sharing it here.
"People Look East" is #7: