Vintage Monday: Tasseography


The fluidity of feeling overflows in a maelstrom
spun around in cycles of choices swirling
dreams of love, passion, creativity, success
at the bottom of a chipped teacup
she cradles in her hands, bringing its rim
to her lips as though this herbal elixir
contains the calm to all her existential qualms.

1920s Vintage Romany Tasseography Cup, $179
Poem by Julianne Day Ignacio

Tasseography is a fascinating art – learn more here