The WidowARCHETYPES

The Widow

Water, Waning Gibbous (7)

Keywords:

Loss, grief, loss of a loved one, death of a belief or ideal

Reversed Meaning:

Grieving process, recovery from a serious loss

Basic Interpretation:

The Widow drapes mournfully over a grave, completely taken with the grief of her lost one. She holds a red rose; perhaps in memory of true love, perhaps as a reminder of what will never come again. This card indicates a loss. This could be a loved one's death, the theft of a cherished possession, or a loss of innocence.

Objects:

A mausoleum, a statue, a painting, a shroud, a rose.

Plot Suggestions:

Death of a loved one; remembrance of good times; losing hope; revisiting the site of a traumatic experience.

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