12 Hanged Man
Are there truly bodies of water so impossibly turquoise? So breathtakingly clear? The Hebrew letter for The Hanged Man, 'mem' denotes Seas or Water. He does not consider himself in a precarious position. Rather his new found fearlessness is reflected in the openness of his expression. The dolphin, according to the Greeks was a 'psychopomp' guiding souls to the Islands of the Blest.
Text and image Leslie Cochran © 2004 from the
2004 Tarot Art Calendar by Leslie Cochran and Arnell Ando