How will you know that I was here? / by Petrouchka Moise

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If getting a tatoo wasn't such a cultural challenge for me, I often wonder what would I write and who am I writing for.  Am I a message to be seen and heard for the future or am I a reminder to be felt and cherished of a happier time.  I've found a new platform to play with - MeMantra Ciggies.  I needed to practice my sketching and when I worked on the sides of cigar boxes, I found myself drawing women's faces and using text and poetry to fill their hair and the contour of their skin. What is it that we all say that our mouths never speaks.  Each  sketch made me think of how many mantras, affirmations, and words did I try to dress into my style of being. At the end of the day it's not what I put on that makes you see me, it's what I put out...