The Page of Swords is the card of communication, curiosity, wit, inspiration, and communications. This card depicts a young man standing with his sword pointed up to the sky. Though his sword is pointed in one direction, he is actively looking around in all directions to see what else is happening around him. He looks both determined and defiant.
The Page of Swords reminds us that communication is a big part of love and life. We are happy when we love talking with our partner. We are excited when we are inspired by new ideas, wit, and humor. The Page of Swords is a reminder that attraction of the mind is just as important as attraction of the physical body.
If the Page of Swords appears in a Tarot spread as a person, that means that this person is a scientifically minded, inquisitive person. They make decisions with their head, not their heart. Everything has to make sense rationally for them to proceed. Pages are traditionally seen as a symbol of messengers in the Tarot, so communication or their style of communicating will make up a big part of their identity. It is astrologically associated with the Air signs. Because Air carries a masculine energy, this card carries an active, assertive energy to them. We all have a little bit of both energies expressed in a balanced way, regardless of which gender we identify as.
For physical characteristics, the Page of Swords as a person represents someone who is very thoughtful, and even takes an intellectual approach, when it comes to their physical appearance. The Page of Swords is also somebody who cares a great deal about social justice. They may be mindful of how their choices impact the world on a larger scale. Because this is a page, their actions are made on a smaller scale. As such, they are the type to think globally but act locally. They are opinionated, and they aren’t afraid to make their views known.
For emotional characteristics, the Page of Swords as a person represents someone who is inquisitive, intellectual, and clever. They may be a little insensitive, but they mean well. If they hurt your feelings, it’s usually unintentional. They typically exhibit the more youthful but positive sides of the Swords signs. Like a Gemini, they are generally fun to be around. Like a Libra, they will uphold what they believe to be right, and try their best to be fair in their dealings. Like an Aquarius, they want to be part of something bigger than themselves.
For careers, the Page of Swords can represent someone who may work in any field, but thinking logically is their strong suit. They will typically be drawn to STEM fields or industries where truth is valued. They thrive in media and journalism. They are scientifically inclined, and they always keep an open mind. They are fast learners. They value honesty, integrity, and hard work. However, they might struggle to navigate the social aspects of the workplace.
The Page of Swords as a person represents someone who makes you feel unafraid to ask questions. With them, you feel comfortable. They are not judgmental, and they are pleasant to be around. They are highly intelligent, but they are not arrogant. They may correct you, but never in an intentionally condescending way. Because they have such a strong sense of justice, they will stand up for you in times of trouble.
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If the Page of Swords reversed appears in a Tarot spread as a person, that means that this person may have an unhealthy preoccupation with information that they’re not entitled to know. This may indicate somebody who has a tendency to stalk, snoop, or gossip. Because this is a Minor Arcana card, some of these traits will not be inherent aspects of their identity. If they are behaving unfavorably, they might just be going through a temporary phase. It may be a behavioral pattern that they can still unlearn, if they choose to. Good or bad, nobody is perfect, and people can use their free will to change for the better.
For physical characteristics, the Page of Swords reversed as a person represents someone who is very similar to their upright counterpart. The only difference is that they express it in a more negative and aggressive way. For example, both the upright and the reverse page might be interested in ethical consumption. However, the reversed Page of Swords may embrace this “ethical” lifestyle for unethical reasons. For example, they may do it for clout on social media, to feel morally superior, or other insincere reasons. If they are a true believer, they may be overly aggressive in forcing their beliefs onto others.
For emotional characteristics, the Page of Swords reversed as a person represents a liar. Sometimes they don’t even know why they lie. They typically exhibit the more immature shadow sides of the Swords signs. Like a Gemini, they can be humorous, but also mean-spirited. Like a Libra, they can be shallow and judgmental. Like an Aquarius, they can be cold and detached, uncaring of others’ feelings.
For careers, the Page of Swords reversed can represent someone who works as a field where the truth is valued and sought after, but this person may have a twisted way in manifesting that energy. They may become overly arrogant, or even bigoted when it comes to defending what they believe to be the truth. For example, this could be the aspiring scientist who dismisses and invalidates anything that hasn’t been scientifically proven yet. Not only does this reflect a lack of professionalism, it also limits their ability to make new discoveries. Alternatively, they could be very dishonest at work. This card may also signify a creative block or stagnancy.
The Page of Swords reversed as a person represents someone who makes you feel like there’s something off about this person. You may get this gut feeling that you can’t trust them with your secrets. This is especially going to be the case if you have witnessed this person gossiping about another person. It makes you wonder whether they talk behind your back. They are petty because they are insecure. In the reverse, members of the Swords suit are typically disloyal. They may use their swords to stab others in the back.
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For love readings, the Page of Swords represents mental attraction and wit. A good relationship has physical attraction and mental attraction. When you have an inspiring partner who really connects with you on an intellectual level, it is a beauty to behold. The Page of Swords is a reminder of this aspect of love.
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