13. bare

13.
bare

radical break, skeleton, existential vulnerability, mourning, transformation

13. bare

In Bare we see a cicada popping into life, leaving its exo-skeleton behind in order to start a new cycle. This card marks the moment we are able to differentiate ourselves from our ‘outer skeleton’: the one that keeps us upright in the outside world, the one of norms, ideas and rules that have shaped and molded us into ‘good’ citizens, good daughters, fathers, children, partners, consumers, workers, etc…
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