No Longer a Fool

No Longer a Fool.jpgNo Longer a Fool

Beggar no more,
nor vagabond
fleeing from the past,
I offer no excuse
and stand willingly
at the precipice of Love,
this rose my offer,
my fate in your hands.

The optional prompt for Day 27 of National/Global Poetry Writing Month is to write a poem inspired by a tarot card or by the images or ideas associated with it.

In the earliest Tarot decks, The Fool is usually depicted as a beggar or a vagabond. In the Tarot of Marseilles he appears to be chased by an animal. This image is from the Rider-Waite Tarot deck, and found at There is more information on The Fool here.

NaPoWriMo 2018

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