The Wild Unknown Category Archives

The Wild Unknown: Death

The 13th card in The Wild Unknown tarot is Death. Death Creator’s Keywords: Closure, Transformation The Death card features a very simple and stark image – a skeleton of a decomposing baby bird, it’s white feathers lying against a black background. It really doesn’t require much description. This bird is dead, not coming back. This speaks to death being inevitable – it happens to everything …

The Wild Unknown: The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man card is a very simple one - a black bat hangs at rest, upside down against a background that fades from dark into light at the bottom.

The 12th card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Hanged Man. The Hanged Man Creator’s Keywords: Sacrifice, Letting Go The Hanged Man card is a very simple one – a black bat hangs at rest, upside down against a background that fades from dark into light at the bottom. It looks almost like it’s in a cocoon, it’s wings are wrapped tightly against the …

The Wild Unknown: Strength

Strength features a strong appearing lion, the sun shining brightly above his head. He holds a white rose in his mouth and there is a golden lemniscate (an 8 on it's side) prominently displayed on his forehead. He is powerful, yet gentle.

The 11th card in The Wild Unknown tarot is Strength. Strength Creator’s Keywords: Mastery of emotion Strength features a strong appearing lion, the sun shining brightly above his head. He holds a white rose in his mouth and there is a golden lemniscate (an 8 on it’s side) prominently displayed on his forehead. He is powerful, yet gentle. Typically, one thinks of lions as both …

The Wild Unknown – Wheel of Fortune

The tenth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is the Wheel of Fortune. Wheel of Fortune Creator’s Keywords: Destiny, Change of course The Wheel of Fortune features two very different scenes, top to bottom. On the top, the sky is dark, filled with stars and a crescent moon. The bottom of the card features a bright white light from the sun – daytime. In between …

The Wild Unknown: The Hermit

The Hermit features an ancient-looking tortoise in black and white with a beautifully decorated shell.

The ninth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Hermit. The Hermit Creator’s Keywords: Solitude, Meditation The Hermit features an ancient-looking tortoise in black and white with a beautifully decorated shell. A lamp with a small flame sits upon his back, the yellow/red flame being the only color on the card. The tortoise has retreated into his shell and looks out at the reader. …

The Wild Unknown: Justice

Justice features two cats - one black and one white - with tails entwined. There is absolutely no color on this card.

The eighth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is Justice. Justice Creator’s Keywords: Decisions, Karma Justice features two cats – one black and one white – with tails entwined. There is absolutely no color on this card. The background of the card features cross-hatching that slants diagonally inward where it meets a small diamond of which one half is black and one half is white. …

The Wild Unknown – The Chariot

The Chariot card features a large white horse, filling the card, his head in detail and his body less so.

The seventh card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Chariot. The Chariot Creator’s Keywords: Strong Will, Triumph The Chariot features a large white horse, filling the card, his head in detail and his body less so. He appears as if he is galloping towards us, his mane flying out behind him towards the left of the card. He is either moving forward or standing …

The Wild Unknown: The Lovers

The Lovers features two black and white Canadian geese, flying to the right in unison across a rainbow-colored sky.

The sixth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Lovers. The Lovers Creator’s Keywords: Union, Desire, Joy The Lovers features two black and white Canadian geese, flying to the right in unison across a rainbow-colored sky. There is harmony in their parallel wingspans, neck and marking. They appear effortless in their soaring, they are simply letting the wind carry them. Rays of teal and …

The Wild Unknown – The Hierophant

The Hierophant features a large black crow or perhaps a raven, perched high with a key in his talons.

The fifth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Hierophant. The Hierophant Creator’s Keywords: Mentor, Seeking Knowledge The Hierophant features a large black crow or perhaps a raven, perched high with a key in his talons. His beak is open as if he’s trying to tell us something. His wings and feathers are ruffled, giving him an air of restlessness. Perhaps he is unable …

The Wild Unknown – The Emperor

The Emperor is the father archetype, just like the Empress was the mother archetype.

The fourth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Emperor, the other half to yesterday’s card, The Empress. The Emperor Creator’s Keywords: Protection, Stability, The Father The Emperor features another tree, stark and black amid a bright white sky of day, filled with a golden red/orange sun. This tree is an Evergreen and longer, more masculine shaped than that of the Empress. It is …