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Writing Prompt #146 “The Emperor”

The Emperor

Luis Royo

For a more thorough description of the card’s meaning click here. Pay careful attention to the imagery in the cards as it can offer you further avenues for exploration. As you know there are many tarot packs available and thus many different renderings of The Emperor card that you are welcome to use instead.

Some themes to consider

mind over matter/logic over emotion

powerful male figures

law and order


leadership and authority


government and patriarchy

abuse of power

About mindlovemisery

Music: PJ Harvey, Radio Head, Fleetwood Mac, David Usher/Moist, Johnny Cash, Portishead, Damien Rice (basically I am a 90s kid I like alternative, grunge, Industrial and other types of metal, oldies, punk, rock etc.) Authors: Sylvia Plath, James Baldwin, Edmund White, Arthur Rimbaud, Jim Carrol, Jeff Noon, etc. Movies: A Clock Work Orange, Fight Club, House of Flying Daggers (I like a lot of cult movies, horror, comedy, drama, I don't like action and fantasy is terrifying lol) Philosophical Beliefs: Buddhism, Daoism, Shintoism (before it changed under Nationalism), The Transcendent Order Favorite Video Game: Planescape Torment What I do: read, write, yoga, pilates, weight-lift, walk, study philosophy and psychology, dance like a crazy person, paint, dream etc. Qualities: stubborn, sarcastic, teasing, playful, open, flirtatious, eccentric, passionate, forgetful, open-minded.

10 comments on “Writing Prompt #146 “The Emperor”

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  3. Melinda Kucsera
    February 14, 2016

    oh now this is a fantastic card. It’s started a bidding war between my characters! They all want a piece of this one!


  4. julespaige
    February 14, 2016

    I’m going to wait for the Wordle to be made public since I used all the words…
    in my little tale… so tomorrow then.


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  7. julespaige
    February 15, 2016
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