Welcome to another installment of the Tattooed Poets Project!

This will be our sixth April celebrating National Poetry Month with a month full of tattooed poets’ work – both written and corporeal. Every day this month at 3:00 AM EDT, we will post a tattoo (or two) belonging to a poet, along with a sample of their work. Because interest has been unprecedented this
year, most days we will post TWO poets, with the second one appearing at 3:00 PM EDT. If you are a published poet interested in contributing, we will be featuring additional tattooed poets weekly, starting in May, or you can volunteer now for 2015. Please email tattoosday@gmail.com for details. And please, everyone, enjoy April on Tattoosday and thank you for visiting!

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Escher, Anyone?

I met Justin in Penn Station last month and snapped this quick photo of his right forearm:



Justin said he was familiar with Tattoosday because I had previously featured work by his friend Erick Lynch at Redemption Tattoo. He was likely referring to this post.

This work on his sleeve is based on the work of M.C. Escher. The tattoo artist responsible is Chris Dingwell, whose amazing work has appeared previously on Tattoosday here.

Thanks to Justin for sharing his work with us here on Tattoosday!


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