Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted June 26, 2016 Chapters:  ...37 38 -39- 40... 

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A chapter in the book More Opinions & Politics 2013~2017


by BeasPeas

'More Opinions, Politics & Comments' #39-401-B
Stop! Think!
Look around
with judgment sound,
before you begin
to mutilate your skin.
Will that tattoo look as cool
uncovered at the swimming pool?
Chantilly wrapped--will you try to hide
tatts that steal more attention than the bride?
And as time passes, in years to follow,
does that act of daring ring hollow
as kids ask what you were thinking--
were you high, were you drinking?
Tatts okay at twenty,
change at seventy.
Keep pristine skin.
Shine within.

Marilyn D.F. Boire ~ June 26, 2016
'More Opinions, Politics & Comments'



Inspiration: I saw a middle aged couple at the store today. Both had multiple tattoos. A tasteful one MAY be okay, but multiples are an addiction. Men can be addicted, too. Trust me when I say that most people viewing those with lots of tattoos are embarrassed for them. Men carry it off as a macho thing. My son has lots of tattoos. I told him it's time for him to stop! My disclaimer is that this is just my opinion. Thank you for reading my poetry.
Chantilly = wedding dress lace.

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