Returning to the Tarot series, today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is The Hanged Man (XII)
My first takes a look at the Hanged Man’s tarot meaning, my second reminds us that religious stories are ‘handed’ from religion to religion and my last, that the tarot hanged man was often not the only one played in god’s name…
from his tree
the hanged man finds new
The hanged man Odin
for nine days you suffered –
to give us language
for Teutonic Knights
the hanged man often became
their god’s calling card
Finally, why would Dr Who never play the hanged man?
Because I hear he comes from gallow free!
Smiles, love and laughter
© John Belchamber 2013
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