Tag Archives: poetry

Justinian Trees in Byzantium

I’m already missing my decks. Scrounging around for a deck this morning I had a poignant moment of missing them. For my trip and subsequent stay in a motel while searching for a home, I was going to take a … Continue reading

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Database Mystics, Poets, and Darn Fine Artists

I notice that Penelope Cline has published her first full tarot deck, the Liminal Tarot, which reminded me of the one deck of hers I own. That sort of expensive deck is well out of my price range these days … Continue reading

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Splinters of Singing

FIVE OF WANDS Axolotl The Axolotl is endangered because of urbanization and pollution of the lakes around Mexico City where they are found. They are an amphibian related to salamanders but they don’t develop lungs to live on land and … Continue reading

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The Elk and Otherwise

X – TEN OF PENTACLES Elk Nobility and stability, the strength of the Elk and the strength of home, creating a strong home yourself. I only copied the last stanza because I sleep in a bed in a room with … Continue reading

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A Knight, Reflective on Milestones

I had originally decided to use this deck with random poetry to practice calligraphy with an inexpensive Pilot Parallel pen, but I am still waiting for the pen to come. Enter Photoshop, the poet’s friend in time of need. This … Continue reading

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Tri-Sacred Blades Come ‘Round Again

I’ve picked these three cards before, and here they are again. I keep dreaming about cats since dear Mr. Stitch died in December, and last night I had a dream about cuddling my favourite cat of all time, Mr. Tweed. … Continue reading

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A Knightly Cento

THE KNIGHT OF WANDS Whisper has been inspired by his friend Bobby to write a cento. It took him a bit of time to fix the mechanism, to create his poem, his collage of magical words. He now has that … Continue reading

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