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.
Poetry as diplomacy, waiting for tattoos, unsplitting infinitives and the poetry of labor. all this and more in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
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.
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.
Whether one is inked from head to toe or repelled by the very notion of a tattoo, there’s no escaping that tattoos fascinate. Join us in September for a new book club selection, Dorothy Parker’s Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos.