Tattoos and poems both tell stories. So can it be that a tattoo is also a poem? Find out in this great collection of 10 tattoo poems.
Some enjoy a simple tattoo— fraternity symbol, inspirational quote, half-naked pinup girl—but others prefer something more metaphorical. Like a peony.
The Tattoo’s Dark Side: Dorothy Parker’s Elbow Book Club
We wrap up our discussion of Dorothy Parker’s Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos considering the tattoo’s dark side with Kafka and Tony Hoagland.
Tattoo and Identity: Dorothy Parker’s Elbow Book Club
This week in our discussion of Dorothy Parker’s Elbow we consider the tattoo and identity — the way a tattoo can broadcast one’s identity, and how it might seem to have the power to create it, impose it, even take it away.
A Tattoo Tells a Story: Dorothy Parker’s Elbow Book Club
The tattoo has a story, and in many ways is a story. In our discussion of Dorothy Parker’s Elbow this week, we look a the tattoos’ stories and their scars.
Tattoo Poetry: Inked with an Author Prompt
Get inked with your author; give us a poem that tells the tale.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
Emily Dickinson’s pickup lines, op-ed poetry, why you should draw with your 4-year-old. It’s a brand new week of our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
What Do Tattoos Mean: Dorothy Parker’s Elbow Book Club
Tattoos are permanent and must, therefore, mean something more than “a picture on the skin.” Join our book club discussion on Dorothy Parker’s Elbow.