October 16, 2007


I walk my own path
Alone and strong
And I have Aphrodite
Covering my back

I will not reveal to you
Love still raw and scabbed
I will wait
Until my healing is

12 hours over five months. Each session more intense than the last, as I would not fully heal between sessions. Layers upon layers, she worked in the colors as I worked out the pain, raw flesh, raw throat, raw to the bone.

Aphrodite (Mucha) on left shoulder by Robin Lovedog, Lovedog Tattoo, Santa Cruz CA 2001