Tag Archives: The Mystic Rubaiyat

Rise Along the Road Yon Blue-Robed One

VII THE CHARIOT 31 – The Rubaiyat Up from Earth’s Centre through the Seventh Gate I rose, and on the Throne of Saturn sate, And many Knots unravel’d by the Road; But not the Knot of Human Death and Fate … Continue reading

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Okanagan Oracle Colour Study 6: Protection

If you bother me I’ll clobber you with my chestnut conkers. PROTECTION – Okanagan Oracle 4 DRAGONFLY – MAGIC – SOUTH GUARDIAN – Wisdom of the Four Winds SQUIRREL – PREPAREDNESS, ACTIVITY – Spirit Animals Card Deck II – The … 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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This Tarot of Fire Card Reminds Me of That Old Man

Daily Draw June 4th, 2011 I bought The Tarot of Fire deck knowing it wasn’t perfect in its artwork, but knowing that the classic Lo Scarabeo quirkiness of meaning was back in force, I felt compelled to buy it. I … Continue reading

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Dhanvantari Visits a Few Decks

Daily Draw May 25th, 2011 Yesterday I was feeling very tired, my skin had no colour, I was having trouble breathing which is a sign that my blood pressure has risen too far, and I felt restless. I took out … Continue reading

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The Winding Sheet of Poetry

Daily Draw August 8th, 2010 From the Mystic Rubaiyat: #67 Ah, with the Grape my fading Life provide, And wash my Body whence the Life has died, And in the Windingsheet of Vine-leaf wrapt, So bury me by some sweet … Continue reading

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Neither in the Desert nor the Garden

Daily Draw June 19th, 2010 I had a nightmare and had to get up for a while at 3:30 a.m. Here’s the cure for nightmares: Latin translation. I’ve got five sentences to translate. I’m as slow as syrup doing this … Continue reading

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