Samhain - aka Halloween::Gaelic festival held Oct 'Samhain' is derived from Old Irish meaning "summer's end." It marked the end of the harvest and of the "lighter half" of the year and the start of the "darker half".
I always wondered about that shadow by on the swing. It was a girl. She never left or went. She didn't even go far into the sky. I pondered at the girl's shadow before taking my risk and sitting on the swing.