It seems the world is split in two, when it comes to tattoos - myself included. I admire it from a distance, perhaps one day my mind will settle on a design, perhaps not. Nonetheless it intrigues me tremendously.
'A tattoo is a true poetic creation and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so it's essence emotes a poignancy, unique to the mortal human condition.' - V.Vale Modern Primitives: An investigation of Contemporary Adornment and Ritual.