Tell a Tarot Story

Elena Nicolaou
Microfiction and musings inspired by tarot cards, written by Elena Nicolaou (a.k.a. Kefi Tarot)
Created 17 Sep 2021
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  • Six of Swords
    13 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Tiny Tarot Story Read a short story inspired by the Six of Swords. Lars was a haunted man. Not by a ghost. He wished it were a ghost. At least a ghost would be company. He was so used to hearing Lizzy...
  • The Queen of Swords
    06 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    The Queen of Wands in the True Heart Intuitive Tarot Tiny Tarot Story Read a (very) short story inspired by the Two of Wands. They call her the Queen of Dump Him, the Empress of You Can Do Better. Peo...
  • Six of Cups
    03 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Tiny Tarot Story Read a short story inspired by the Six of Cups. Sofia tried to be honest all the time, which meant she didn’t speak much. For Sofia also tried to be kind all the time, and the two did...
  • Two of Wands
    29 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Tiny Tarot Story Read a short story inspired by the Two of Wands. There’s a path in the woods outside his house. Where it ends, he can’t say, because until now he’s always always had to make it back h...
  • The Moon
    26 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Tiny Tarot Story Read a short story inspired by the Moon. Kate’s grandma didn’t smile when she turned up on her porch smelling like a Greyhound bus. “Hi,” Kate said. “I always wondered how our first c...
  • The High Priestess
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Tiny Tarot Story Read a short story inspired by the High Priestess. She’s worked at the bed and breakfast for 12 years, ever since she felt the call to do something, and that something was nothing. Ev...
  • Eight of Wands
    19 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Tiny Tarot Story There is a very special train that only comes to town once in a while. It moves so fast you can't hear it as it passes, flattening the tops of trees with wind. There’s no schedule, so...
  • Eight of Cups
    18 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    We need to have hope in the future. I’m not talking about the collective future, which often seems bleak (there will be a future; whether we’re in it forever, I can’t say). I mean our futures, our ind...
  • The Page of Wands
    17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    Tiny Tarot Story “You are absolutely too old for a new hobby,” he told himself, standing at the doors of an art supply store. The same one he’d passed on the highway twice a day, to and from the offic...
  • Welcome to Tell a Tarot Story
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    This is Tell a Tarot Story, a newsletter about tarot and storytelling, written by Elena Nicolaou (a.k.a. Kefi Tarot). I post daily, or near daily, fictional short stories inspired by tarot cards. Expe...
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