Category Archives: Tattoos

Invisible

It’s hard to take When you’re obsolete Wrote about particular tattoos, seen on a morning bus. Saw her again, the same day, in the late evening, on the way back. Major bus exchange station. Getting off as she is getting … Continue reading

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Violent Storm

On the bus. She had it on her upper legs, straight front, wearing shorts to ensure visual message conveyed: Right leg: We live amidst a violent storm; leaves us unsatisfied at best Left leg: So fill your heart with what’s … Continue reading

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“Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future”

Saw the words on the arms of somebody behind the counter at a fast food restaurant. Had to look more closely to see the words. Only saw one arm: “Every sinner has a future”. She showed me both arms, and … Continue reading

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Tattoo Elements

With reference to encounter with person who had been tattooed, at the age of eleven, with the name of the God her family believed in, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): My daughter wanted a tattoo when … Continue reading

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“Name of My God”

Saw the tattoo on her inner right arm. Restaurant server. Asked her what it meant. Name of my God. How old were you when you got it? I was eleven. Thought about other religious perspectives, where tattoos are not permitted, … Continue reading

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