Having noticed some of Helen’s wonderful haiku poems on her blog _Writing My Words_, I approached her about doing something similar based on the Major Arcana of the Tarot.
Here are the first five cards. We took turns choosing the deck and writing the alternate lines. I hope you enjoy these Tarot-inspired haikus.
|Deviant Moon Tarot by Patrick Valenza|
(U. S. Games Systems, Inc.)
Seize the moment now
Dancing, splashing, leaping – now!
The adventure starts.
|Chrysalis Tarot : Paintings by Holly Sierra, |
Written by Toney Brooks (U.S. Games Systems, Inc.)
Ravens -- magic, dark
jewels within your mind
Above and Below.
THE HIGH PRIESTESS
|The Gendron Tarot by Melanie Gendron |
(U.S. Games Systems, Inc.)
you have the key to unlock
the door to a dream.
|The DruidCraft Tarot by Philip and Stephanie Carr Gomm, |
Illustrations by Will Worthington (Eddison Sadd Editions)
Giving birth to the Future
The way forward clear.
|Napo Tarot Deck. Created by Betty Lopez, |
Designed by Napo (U.S. Games Systems, Inc.)
Past forms the future
In order as he commands.