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Living canvas…

Free Man Lying on the Stairs Stock Photo

Photo:  Jayson Hinrichsen
Pexels

Neon/tattoo…a wee poem

late at night
in a dark alley
lit only by a neon sign
art is alive
and life goes on

 

Photo:  Ben Iwara
Unsplash

From: Bored Panda

40 Genius Tattoos That Reveal All Their Glory Only After Their Canvases Move

Living art…

Photo:  Jayson Hinrichson
Unsplash

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Today is: National Tattoo Day

Tattoo, Tattoo Artist, Arm, Tattoo

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Art and beauty…

Adult, Tattoos, Body Art, Dark, Girl

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Sometimes…people wear their hearts on their skin

Hands, Tattoos, Rings, Accessories

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I picked up this book at the Library Sale yesterday and it’s very cool…each page has a very short, handwritten, note from the person in the photo. It’s why they got the tattoo and what it means…it’s a really nice book.

Woman gives free tattoos to other women, to cover SCARS from stabbings, etc., from male abuse…from Bored Panda

http://www.boredpanda.com/mastectomy-abuse-scar-women-free-tattoo-flavia-carvalho-daedra-art-brasil/

I wasn’t gong to post this.  Sometimes it just gets to be too much…seeing women beaten, stabbed, dead, at the hands of men.  But then I thought…here’s a woman who’s doing something positive…something that matters, something that is making a difference.  We all need to do something that makes a difference.  Once I thought of it that way, I posted it because it’s a gift from one woman to other women.   A gift to help heal what is done to women every single day, all over the world.  This artist is giving her talent and heart to others and it’s a beautiful thing.

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