Tarot in the Closet

The Hermit

A figure swathed in cloth to fend off the night air holds a lantern filled with starlight coaxed from the heavens themselves. The lantern glitters in the blue black of night and shows a way forward a step at a time. If the world rises up and overwhelms you, it is best to just take a step back and observe the world. She’s finding something new to believe in. Heart and soul are the commandments she lists now in her diatribes. She has to talk her way through it and it’s my turn to listen her rationalize the thoughts I first handled months, years, before. It isn’t easy for this woman to do. She’s five foot two inches of feisty convictions and struggling comprehension.

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