Something may be rotting as the image of the potential for ‘new life’ that is festering because it is not receiving proper care. You may need to prune away old growth to allow something new to grow in its place. New doors may be opening, while you remain focused on only loss. Somewhere within, you are recognizing that some part of you requires nourishment and care. Explore the symbol that is rotting as a representation of what may need to be released. See Food and Corpse.