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A couple of years ago, my son got a tattoo. I was glad he didn’t tell me about it until after he had it because I would have been even more upset. There was really nothing I could do about … Continue reading

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“Tattoo” by Carl Dennis

If the body is the house of the soul, What’s wrong with a little home decoration More permanent than the drapes in the parlor Or the fabric on the dining-room chairs? A forearm, say, adorned with a tropical flower Or … Continue reading

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