This happens to me every. single. time. Not my first literary tattoo (I have T.S. Elliot’s signature on the back of my neck) but definitely my largest, and first with color. Many more are planned, I just need money!
Done by Dominic at K42 in Tucson, AZ
And remember this, that if you’ve been hated, you’ve also been loved.
Tom Robbins’ Still Life With Woodpecker
That is the last sentence of the last Harry Potter book. I always wanted a tatto refering to the book and that was the most meaningful and creative idea I could have.
I love books. I love To Kill a Mockingbird. This is a combination of those. My third tattoo, my first literary one. I may go for more…
The Very Stone One Kicks With One Boot Will Outlast Shakespeare.
To the lighthouse, Virginia Woolf.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.
Words, Words, Words…
Jenny Linsky from the Jenny and the Cat Club books
This is Kazul, the dragon from the Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede; more specifically it’s from the first book in the series, Dealing With Dragons.
"It’s easy to lose yourself in the idea of a person and be blinded to their reality."
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
"I Aear Cân Ven Na Mar” or “The Sea Calls Us Home” spoken by Elrond in The Return of the King
Catcher In The Rye tattoo I got a few months back by Kristy Nadine in Denver, Co
I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
From Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves, the quote is originally cited in its French form from Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal as “Je ne vois qu’infini par toutes les fenetres.” The editors translate in the footnotes, “Through all windows, I see only infinity.”