10 of Swords

Leah Pantea

While researching the Ten of Swords I was really struck by how DEVASTATING the imagery of Smith-Rider-Waite is. Okay, maybe this is just me, but when I'm feeling sad, I LOVE indulging on stuff that just makes me feel more affirmed for feeling sad. But does it help? Does it make me feel more seen or make me want to fight for a way out? No, not at all. When I created this card, I wanted to focus on the bigger picture of the movement from the ten to the page (seen here, over the shoulder of the ten). The swords...

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