Falling off ii

The reason I mentioned that my wife’s a Scorpio and I’m a Virgo is that I think the falling figure will be a virginal girl falling upward toward the Scorpio constellation.

This one’s a mixture of dream and reality.

In alchemy Virgo is said to correspond with Distillation and with the tarot card the Hermit.

Scorpio corresponds with Separation and with the tarot card Death. The Death card in tarot doesn’t necessarily mean death, it’s more a symbol of transformation from one state of being to another. It’s an initiatory death in that the old self dies, but the new self emerges from that passing.

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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