Queen of Swords
Water of Air
21 ° Virgo (♍) to 20 ° Libra (♎)
I first saw her
seated on her throne
clothed only in starlight
Lured by a beauty
that can only be experienced
At that moment
not only did I loose my heart to her service
but everything until then I
believed myself to be
Nothing did I hold back
and nothing did she leave me
as with the sword of her regard
she began to slice
everything false in my existence
As I dissolve
I cry out
in exquisite being / not
With her I remain
and continue on…
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Queen of Swords by G A Rosenberg
I Ching Hexagram 28 Tậ Kwo
Preponderance of the Great
The way that Aleister Crowley describes this hexagram in the context of this card is fascinating. He suggest that overall the structure is that of a ‘weak beam’ but describes someone who’s true will is to go off on quests with disparate companions on quests that will enable growth but are doomed to failure even tho going on them was apparently the right thing to do….
I walked with her to her apartment, She invited me in. We waked to her living room. She guided my steps as she followed close behind, her hand gently motioning the way.
It seemed she could listen for hours and understand my entire being as each part was accepted and absorbed into those deep grey eyes of hers.
Even tho I felt her comprehension, I had no knowledge of what she felt about it all, only that there were dephs there I could never fathom. Gazing at her was like looking into a mirror of my soul but who knew what lay behind that silvered glass.
Water of Water
21° Gemini – 20° Cancet
Queen of Cups-Vertigo Tarot
I Ching Hexagram 58 – TUI
The Joyous Lake
True joy rests on strength within — the top lines (this is a doubled trigram Tui, the lake on top of Tui the lake) yields to the inner stronger lines. Outward joy and gentleness must be based on steadfastness outwardly
Queen of Cups. So many different interpretations of that card and that fits because by her nature she mirrors what is in front of her at least on the surface. She will give you back what you show her and rarely let you see the depths below. Make no mistake they are there. She carries everything that she ever encountered. If she has been wounded she holds that beneath her surface and that may erupt. If she has known love, that is what you will find. Enormous strength almost always held in reserve, it is nearly impossible to deplete her tho she can feel used up.
Reversed you see someone as fickle as the sea and as potentially tempestuous, she has seen pain and returns it, she can be vindictive and relentless
The third decan of Gemini gives a socially innovative and trusting element to the card. Also one of purpose. The first two decans of Cancer add a strong touch of both Empathy and Unpredictability. Thus again going back to water, as there is a very fluid quality to all three of these decans, someone who can move socially within all circles, being able to pick up on other’s emotions often with unpredictable results.