Obscure Sorrows Tarot Challenge

What a wonderful collection of truly amazing Tarot Shadow Work Prompts from an out and out logophile. Well worth checking out. There is something for everyone here. Amazing work La Rene De L’Air.

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I’ve been wanting to design my own Tarot Challenge/Daily Draw prompt thingamy for a while now, but have been struggling with finding just the *right* theme to base it around. Enter, the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, a “compendium of invented words” written by graphic designer and editor, John Koenig.

THIS IS MY AESTHETIC. | I'm assuming "vellichor" is a frankenword of "vellum" and "petrichor" (or "ichor") ? THIS IS MY AESTHETIC. | I’m assuming “vellichor” is a frankenword of “vellum” and “petrichor” (or “ichor”)? [image from buzzfeed] The word for someone who loves words is “logophile“, but I’ve been unable to find one for someone who loves the sound of words. I am the latter, and my synaesthesia makes certain words especially pleasurable to savour. Whether it’s the way the letters look when artfully arranged next to each other, the way a word “feels” in my brain, or the sensation of it in my mouth, certain words are infinitely appetizing when it come to…

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