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Extreme Two of Division - Spade -Sword

The Closed Relationship:
Rancorous Discord Clashing
Ambiguous Subterfuge Obscuring


Stealth - STRESS - Obfuscation
Inscrutable - Groping

The stress


The Haunt:
Agent of Obstruction and Stealth
... and The Waif

Blinding fog, veils, disguise
Keeping mysteries from all eyes
In her lap she holds the key
Prefers to taunt than let us see

An inscrutable recondite is bewildering
A frustrated myopic is groping


E 2 of [ / ] Spades - {00101]
The Closed Relationship:
-- Rancorous & Obscuring

Conflict, discord, rancor blurring
Fog and mist, ambiguity obscuring
Tension fills the room and hall
Looming sense of gloom and pall

Rancorous discord conflicting
Ambiguous subterfuge obscuring

COURT - (one half)

The Melancholy Nihilist
Conflicting discord negative spark
Ambiguous subterfuge, obscuring dark

Seeing the Eyes
of a Visual Spirit
and the Visions from a
Discrete Atmosphere.
















E 2 of [ / ] Division - Spade -Sword - {00101]

[0] [0] Persuasion of Person:
--Imagine... a child banging on piano keys.

A person who hides in the shadows.
--Imagine... someone with hood and veil in front of a curtain.
A person who obfuscates.
--Imagine... a haunt casting a pall.
A person who has lost the way.
--Imagine... a blind person groping along in the darkness.
--Imagine... a tattered and worn out waif.
A depressed person.
A pessimist.

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[1] [0]
Precession of Cycle:

Early January, 1:00 am.
Drifts of snow divide us from each other as sure as a mountain range.
The dark skies of winter are a pall of gloom.
--Imagine... smudged and shattered spectacles
--Imagine... heavy rain on the windshield.

[2] [0]
Perception of Thing:

Seeing it as crossed and tense.
--Imagine... crossed lines.
Something in conflict.
--Imagine... clashing swords.
--Imagine... the scales of Justice out of balance.
Something inscrutable.
Something covertly invisible.

[3] [1]
Progression of Event:

An agent of occult secrecy.
An agent of obfuscation.
Equivocal and obscure.
--Imagine... eyes behind dark glasses.
--Imagine... a face behind a veil.
A secret esoteric code.
--Imagine... a peg leg.
Biased discrimination.
--Imagine... bigotry.

[4] [0]
Perspective of Place:

A place of inscrutable occultation.
Before a curtain or veil that blocks the view.
--Imagine... a really thick fog.
--Imagine... fabric draped between two pillars.
--Imagine... a pall.

[5] [1]
Pulsation of Phase:

A situation that shocks.
--Imagine... a blind-sided slap in the face.
--Imagine... something out of left field.
A state of divisive stress.
A state of depression.
--Imagine... eyes closed shut.
--Imagine... someone blindfolded.

A Constellation of Influence about:

The EquilibriousUndulation of
Opposite Relational and
Adjacent Separated things.

The Relative Fluctuation of a
Decremental Process amid
Flexible Random Chaos.

The Symmetrical Balance of
Intangible Equanimity in a
Waning state of Depreciation.

The Diminished Presence
and Deteriorate Influence
of the Element of Water
and the Negative Influence
of the Perceptual
In the Sustained Darkness of
Winter's Terminal Cold.
Early January, 1:00 am.

The Wholistic Leaps of
Divestive Division and the
SubConscious Feelings
of a Subtle Wave
in Catabolic Capitulation.

Subjectively Active Feelings
of the SubConscious
Yielding Recessively
to the Dark.

Actively Impelling from the
Flowing Movement and
Rarified Sparsity of the
Cool Wet Water of an

The Converging or Coagulation
of the Peripheral Outsides
at a Transitory Instance
of Flux.

The Excessive Antipathy of
Negative Revulsion
and the Frowns of the
Bad, Sad and Mad.

Beside a Stagnant Pond
in the Darkness of a Winter Midnight
with Cold Air and a Cold Wind
through Snow Covered Pine Trees
a Black Male Cat
Runs through Frozen Snow
Watching with Eyes the Flowing Water
of Death's Deteriorate Paths

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Below are a few examples of what might be derived from this Quintagram / Tarot Card / Number of Numerology / Constellation of Influence by way of acts of interpretation. Some are from personal experience. Some are just brainstormed possibilities being tossed out there. If nothing is found anywhere on this page that seems like it might fit the situation at hand, be sure to examine the other pages of possible interpretations and important keywords found at the bottom of this page, as well as other locations around this site. Don't be literal. Try to grasp the essence.

These pages are a work in progress.
I am in the process of sorting them from one form to this form, so there may be some repitition and other sloppiness for now.

EN2 of Swords - Adjectives:
Note: Sorting in progress, please be patient and read randomly for now...
(Might use with Position 1 of Binary Spread, or significator card)

  • 1. uptight ~ ready to snap ~ about to bite someone’s head off ~ unable to see self as other do.
  • 2. blind ~ divorced from a situation or separated from a loved one.
  • 4. very tense ~ hard to reach.
  • 7. occult ~ secretive ~ covert ~ spooky ~ stagnant ~ lackluster ~ depressing ~ gloomy.
  • 8. pessimistic ~ melancholy ~ blah ~ divorced ~ estranged ~ a little uptight.
  • 9. temperamental ~ kinda high strung ~ shell of former self ~ difficult to read.
  • 10. squirly.
  • 12. prejudiced ~ closed minded ~ contrary ~ moody.
  • 14. segregated.
  • 15. frustrating ~ rancorous ~ divisive ~ dichotomous ~ stressful ~ extremely tense.
  • 16. transparent ~ blurry ~ droopy ~ eclipsed ~ disguised or under cover of darkness.
  • 17. veiled ~ mysterious to the point of being impenetrable.
  • 18. flip-floppy ~ deliberately vague ~ alot of hocus-pocus ~ anticipatory.
  • 19. discordant.
  • 20. unbalanced ~ disjointed ~ disengaged from activities ~ schizoid ~ shortsighted ~ ambivalent.
  • 21. frustrated ~ stressed out ~ extremely nervous ~ mixed in emotions ~ emotionally torn between two lovers ~ completely split on an issue - you could go either way ~ depressed about something ~ disappointed ~ very irritable.

EN2 of Swords - Nouns:
Note: Sorting in progress, please be patient and read randomly for now...
(Might use for Position 1 of Binary Spread)

  • 1. blindness.
  • 2. fog in head ~ short sightedness ~ an eminence front ~ dyslexia.
  • 3. a distorted view of self ~ a bad self-image ~ moodiness ~ mood swings ~ a contrary mood.
  • 5. an eternal pessimist ~ a manic depressive ~ a grumpy grouse ~ a sour puss ~ a boss who only complains and never compliments ~ a likely opponent ~ an inscrutable person.
  • 7. crossed wires ~ a pinched nerve - back pain!
  • 8. a short circuit ~ tears in your eyes ~ something in your eyes ~ murky waters ~ endless rain.
  • 9. filtered information ~ a flat note and a-tonal non-harmonies ~ a cloudy overcast day ~ a rainy day ~ things that go bump in the night ~ a phantom - apparition.
  • 10. a ruined mood ~ a contradiction ~ a quandary ~ a dilemma ~ a depressing situation ~ a deep deep impenetrable mystery ~ an impenetrable secret ~ a secret that is never to be revealed ~ an oversight - something that was not seen - missed.
  • 11.prejudice ~ bigotry ~ obfuscation ~ equivocation ~ friction ~ the element of surprise.
  • 12. a shady past ~ a real “turn off” ~ a love/hate relationship ~ a rancorous relationship ~ a rancorous divorce ~ irreconcilable differences ~ a self-fulfilling prophecy of doom and gloom ~ glass being half empty ~ a life out of balance ~ a pall over your life ~ a skunk-eye ~ a stressful situation.
  • 13. extreme frustration ~ strong opposition ~ tension between sides ~ stress ~ anticipation ~ not worry itself - but of the stress and tension that goes with worry.
  • 14. lost enthusiasm.
  • 15. ambivalence ~ conflicting emotions ~ depression ~ post-partum depression ~ estrangement ~ pessimism ~ low morale ~ an emotional roller coaster ride.
  • 16. clashing opposites ~ a feud that will never end ~ a split or divorce ~ a breakup ~ dark clouds looming ~ things being obscured by clouds ~ hidden forces at work ~ two ships passing in the night ~ something coming out of left field and crossing your path ~ someone who opposes you creating tension.
  • 17. endless contradictions ~ a choice between two wrong answers ~ a surprise or something hitting you suddenly ~ a complete surprise ~ an unwelcome surprise ~ an unhappy surprise ~ a slap in the face ~ a shock to the system ~ undesirable separation.
  • 18. covert activity ~ a clash with opposition ~ an encounter with prejudice.
  • 19. a swamp.
  • 20. a room full of tension ~ a gauntlet.
  • 21. a place where the sun never shines ~ a place thick with fog - like San Francisco or London or Seattle ~ gloomy conditions ~ a tight squeeze.

EN2 of Swords - Verbs:
Note: Sorting in progress, please be patient and read randomly for now...
(Might use for Position 2, 4, 6 or 8 of Binary Spread)

  • 1. not being clear in meaning ~ committing a contrary act ~ repulsing who you want to help - like magnets with the same pole pushing away ~ engaging in covert activity ~ hiding ~ using camouflage ~ disappearing ~ living under an alias ~ stalling for time ~ biting fingernails ~ seeing ghosts ~ flying into a storm cloud ~ fainting ~ wandering around in a haze ~ losing your balance ~ creating tension and friction between sides ~ creating unnecessary tension ~ ruining the mood ~ sulking and pouting ~ hiding or suppressing your feelings ~ not carrying an “up” mood ~ you’ve heard of undivided attention - you are giving divided attention ~ about to give up all hope ~ going blank ~ working on mysteries without any clues ~ clashing swords with another ~ butting heads with someone ~ biting someone’s head off ~ blowing hot and cold ~ driving into a thunderstorm of gloom and depression ~ being opposed or opposite in a non-compatible way ~ being misunderstood ~ being pulled in two directions at once ~ being mysteriously attracted to that which ought to repel ~ being engulfed by a deep dark impenetrable mystery ~ being stunned by an irony ~ being blinded - literally or figuratively ~ being blindsided ~ being unpleasantly surprised ~ being shut out ~ getting caught in someone’s spell ~ having just undergone a very stressful ordeal ~ having prospects that look bleak ~ having nothing but dark clouds of pessimism on the horizon ~ having to pass through a depressing time ~ having an event rained out ~ being caught in someone’s spell ~ being contrary ~ divorcing yourself from a situation ~ being opposed ~ repulsing everyone ~ wearing a disguise.

EN2 of Swords - Reactions:
(thoughts, opinions, feelings, observations, guiding voice)
(Might use for position 3, 5, 7 or 9 of Binary Spread)

  • 1. you can’t see through it ~ it’s been a real depressing stressful time with disappointing results ~ there’s something fishy about this ~ I’m so mad I can’t see straight ~ oh God it’s so frustrating ~ can you see the real me.
  • 6. I don’t know maybe - maybe not ~ in the past things were easier because I could get in and out without being seen - I was invisible.
  • 7. I’m warning you - I’m seriously stressed out right now ~ don’t push me ‘cause I’m close to the edge.
  • 8. life is frustrating ~ life stinks ~ I wept when I was born and every day shows why ~ when we are old, all our pleasures are behind us - but when we are young, all our troubles are before us ~ the first half of life is spent in longing for the second, the second half in regretting the first ~ ------ all tied up in knots ~ feel as though you are being pulled in two directions at once ~ unable to decide how you feel - is this good or bad ~ want to run and hide ~ I need to make a decision soon - and the stress is unbearable.

EN2 of Swords - Predictions:
(what might happen)
(Might use for Position 6, 7, 8 or 9 of Binary Spread)

  • you will be divorced before you know it ~ you will never see eye to eye ~ you will never fathom this mystery ~ you will get a bad back from all the stress and tension you will endure ~ your companies morale will sink to new lows ~ your gonna snap like a number two pencil ~ you will need your golashes ~ your ambivalence has put you on the fence with this one and you will never decide which way to fall.

EN2 of Swords - Life Biased Advice:
(admonitions, words of wisdom, proverbs, maxims, epigrams, aphorisms)
(Might use for any position of Binary Spread)

  • you need to step outside yourself and take a look at how other people see you ~ you need to hide out for a while ~ don’t think you have to stay in your gloomy world just because it’s all you’ve ever known ~ stop stalling and make up your mind ~ don’t hide ~ don’t put one drop of negativity in that resume or cover letter ~ don’t lurk in the shadows ~ be sure to check the weather first.
  • you need to clear your head ~ lack of motion or action leads to depression ~ your pessimistic attitude is costing you dearly.
  • many court in poetry - and after marriage live in prose ~ none so blind as those who won’t see ~ an angry man opens his mouth and closes his eyes ~ he who looks not before him finds himself behind.

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