Dewey Decimal for Fairy tales/ Folk lore.
This is from a poem called Innovation by Shel Silverstein
It was done by Emma James at Speakeasy Tattoo Studio in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|—||The Glorious Ones, Francine Prose (via check-your-pockets-chimney-child)|
I actually got this over a year ago at Andromeda on St Marks Pl. from the fantastic Gabriel, the line is from Hamlet :)
Hagrid must have forgotten to tell him something you had to do, like tapping the third brick on the left to get into Diagon Alley. He wondered if he should get out his wand and start tapping the ticket box between platforms nine and ten.
- J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
For me, Harry Potter will always be more than just a book.
from Shakespeare’s comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”; my favorite of his plays.
I’m on the short side and occasionally suffer from anxiety. This reminds me I can be brave- or fierce- even when I don’t feel it’s possible.
Anna Akhmatova, “Requiem”
The last stanza of “Prospective Immigrants Please Note” by Adrienne Rich. I love the whole poem deeply.
My Pride and Prejudice tattoo. I love Jane Austen’s style of writing and her novels. I find myself relating to her characters a lot—especially Elizabeth Bennet.
I got this tattoo to remind me that nothing I’ve done in my past should dictate how I feel or act in the future. I’m the one that determines who I am, not the past.
Done at Allstar Tattoo in Tacoma, WA.