Tag: tattoo

Identity

Body Art and Young Men

As young boys, we recall parties and carnivals where we had our faces painted. Perhaps as our favorite animal or cartoon character. I remember wanting to look like Spiderman or a tiger. My boyhood longed to be a greater and stronger version than what I was. Usually, by bedtime, my […]

Faith

To Tat or Not To Tat?

His shirt came off. Chest shaven. Feeling a bit tense about getting his first tattoo, Axel leaned back as the artist got things ready. “Am I actually doing this?” Axel thought to himself.  It’s not like this was some rash decision; something he decided to do on a whim.  Axel […]