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Five of Wands :: Wild Unknown Tarot
Creator’s Keywords: conflict, competition, lost
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Up until now, the wands cards have been filled with bright color. But the Five of Wands is entirely black and white, suggesting that what was once an engaging challenge may now be going astray!
The wands are haphazardly dispersed about the card. Black and white background lines extend from various angles to divide the card into portions. This gives the impression that each wand is separated from the others in it’s own little forcefield. They aren’t working together and none are going anywhere.
The wands do seem to reach towards each other, but not to make a genuine connection. On the contrary, they almost seem to be defending their own territory, unwilling to compromise. They are scattered at best, working at cross-purposes at worst.
The visions, movement and accomplishments we saw earlier in the suit have dulled. We all go through rough patches, and this card shows the types of inconveniences, disagreements and tensions that stunt progress if left unchecked.
Derailments are part of the package. In order to re-harness vitality, you need to know when to keep fighting and when to move in a more productive direction.