Excerpt from Dark Days Tarot Guidebook by Emily Mundy:
Four of Cups
Sprawled upon the crescent moon, the mermaid gulps the last of her three bottles and she is full of sweet serum and ripe with roused feelings. Slipping into a cloudy trance, she overlooks the goblet of healing water just behind her, resting on the brim of the sun. What indulgences can you rid yourself of, and what substance of nourishment can replace them? If you are feeling anxious to escape from practical matters or masking a harbor of negative thoughts toward yourself and others, perhaps it is time for a pause. The curative cup remains full in a place more obvious than you might think. The reversed denotes a turning over, a cleansed palate for opportunity and growth.
upright: a pause; a breath
right: slowing down
left: forming of new relationships
reversed: unconscious feelings spilled out
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