Free form cards in collections view

I work by using notecards, which are sorted in the binder by source. I use the main cork board window to play with them, stacking and sorting them, which works great. I also tag each with a label by period, and sort these into categories (1800-1818, etc.). These will ultimately be my “outline” for writing, and it would be great if I could move them around in freeform, too, to structure what I’m going to say chronologically. At the moment only the cork board options button shows when I’m viewing the cards in the cork board.