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to all recovering baptist girls with tarot cards under their beds

Her parents called it occult, or a less forgivable act of knowing before faith, without the blind not-quite-trust herds have, more obstinacy that thinks it is led by unseesn shepherdy to where it wants to go, but she sees sheeple, … Continue reading

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The Fool

All he owns tied in that cloth sticked and bundled over his shoulder, blind– he refuses to see his path ending because dreamers only look up, chasing cloud forms and ignore gravity; the earth pulling them close as they savor … Continue reading

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tarot (let me tell your story backward)

i can tell this¬†you in pictures– here, ¬†flashed & thrown in the movements of wands the hope of cups the sing & sting of swords & the shine of coins where the empress embraces the fool at the foot of … Continue reading

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the problem with tarot

the problem with tarot & other divination is simply this– why shuffle a deck of cards to get an obscure answer to the wrong question when you can simply frame your lover’s face in your palms tilt his chin up … Continue reading

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