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I rarely have shots of my tattoo on my left arm, especially on here, so I wanted to share this pic with you all. I just took it. This was my first tattoo. I got it in February of 2005, shortly before my 22nd birthday. It was done by a guy named InkSlinger in Kansas City, KS. At that point he had already been doing tattoos for nearly 40 years and was a big part of many of the more modern tattoo laws in America. I chose this one to give homage to my Indian (Cherokee) heritage. I have four great grandparents that were 100% Cherokee, including my great grandma Lucy, who was born in 1898 and whom I had the privilege of meeting several times as a kid before she died in 1992 at 94 years of age, and who is also actually on the Dawes Rolls for the Cherokee Nation. :) #cherokee#indian#americanindian#tattoo#tattoos#upperleftarm#firsttattoo #2005 #heritage#family#inkslinger#kck#kansascity#headwrap#arrowhead#skull
"I can't talk to you anymore .
Not because it's not good. But because it is . There's this feeling with you, which I thought I would never have,for anyone, ever again . But you are changing things. You. You are changing me. I don't know what to do". As I stood there listening to him, looking into his eyes, I could see he was scared. As scared as I was, maybe more so. Both of us have returned from our own personal hell, and we were not the same people anymore. He was scared of the feelings he was having for me and I was scared of falling for him. Because I knew I could love him, more than anyone I've ever loved, but I was terrified, of what might happen after that. Our insecurities had created a tangible distance between us which we were too afraid to cross. "Neither do I" I said. And we stood there, looking into each other's eyes, searching for reassurance, asking for help from each other while drowning in our own thoughts and wishing, if only we weren't so broken,if only..... !!!! #wordporn#wordstobewritten#onthego#faded#timesup#thingsrolledup#inksmag#inkslinger#parenthood#motherhood#fatherhood#dad#mom#bae#familygoals#family#instagood#instawords