riddle 9

It’s not who I am
but my condition
that is here the theme.

Those that I welcome
are not in my esteem.

It is their weakness
I savour.
With me they meet no favour,
for they have lost their Eden
and cannot climb away.

What am I? Tell me. Say.

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4 thoughts on “riddle 9

  1. Hi Thomas,
    The planetary condition of being in fall? It is the opposite of exaltation the planets’ position before The Fall.
    love, MB

  2. Ah, I *was* close giving detriment as the answer!
    Now for the clues:

    – condition: not a planet, sign, house, … but a quality of functioning.
    – a planet despises that planet which it receives in its fall.
    – a planet in its fall shows it’s ugly side or weakness.
    – no favour: no essential dignity.
    – Eden: with the Fall, Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden.
    – climb away ? No clue here. That ‘s for Marybeth!
    🙂
    Herman

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