Literary Tattoos

I recently discovered Contrariwise: Literary Tattoos, a website that shows literary tattoos people have had inked on their bodies. A tattoo is not something I’m interested in for myself but I do find them interesting and the reasons people get them interesting. I like the one above particularly because it’s from the poem “Antilamentation” by Dorianne Laux, one of my favorite poets and poems. It’s a beautiful  and honest line and a poem all by itself.  I also like the placement of the design because I like the idea of a tattoo being hidden and only revealed to a select … Continue reading Literary Tattoos

Reading Women 2014 and Globe Lust

I love this photo. I could live in this room and be perfectly happy because  I have a thing for books and globes. I haven’t had a globe since I was 12 and I’ve been thinking a lot lately that I need one in my life. Soon. Preferably an old one with countries with extinct boundaries and forgotten names – much more interesting that way. In fact, I think I’ll go peruse Ebay when I finish this. I’ll let you know what happens. Books. I’ve decided I’m going to commit to reading one book a month because one book is … Continue reading Reading Women 2014 and Globe Lust