Literary ink?

When you read that, did you think I meant ink on paper? Maybe some kind of special fountain pen?

Actually, this post is about literary tattoos. To many people with tattoos, their ink is an expression of themselves and their life. The design may be simple or complex, but the meaning is usually quite special. You may (or may not) be surprised to lean that -- *gasp* -- many librarians have tattoos. Some of them even work at St. Louis Public Library!

Book Riot just ran a post on literary ink, which made me wonder how many of these tattoos belong to librarians. It's interesting to see the range of titles, from Harry Potter to Moby-Dick, and the different designs, as well. There's the expression, "Every book has its reader," and apparently, some of those books have their ink, too.

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