mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Paul has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Paul Verlaine never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Verlaine enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Paul Verlaine likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other manifestation of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
Paul Verlaine has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech Paul Verlaine tends to be factual and to the point.
Verlaine will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Paul Verlaine's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Paul Verlaine incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
An independent and original thinker, Paul is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to him "out of the blue". Paul Verlaine grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem him rather eccentric and unusual in his interests. Paul Verlaine does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Paul Verlaine has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
He is adaptable and very social and loves to entertain. Because of his charm and outgoing personality, Paul Verlaine draws others to him. Paul has an innate nurturing instinct and he loves to take care of others. But Verlaine also knows what appeals to the public and could be a good salesman.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 5th house
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Opposition Moon/Asc.