Daily Prompt: Tattoo…You? Do you have a tattoo? If so, what’s the story behind your ink? If you don’t have a tattoo, what might you consider getting emblazoned on you skin?
“In my day, tattoos were for sailors, whores and convicts,”
That’s what Gram said when I showed her my first tattoo about a week after the ink had set. Her ultra-conservative, Roman Catholic lifestyle wouldn’t have allowed her to imagine a woman intentionally marking herself in this intimate, permanent way – unless they were a streetwalker.
“But that’s adorable!”
So much for my rebel status.