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.
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.
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.
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.
Get inked with your author; give us a poem that tells the tale.
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.
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.