Jennifer MacBain-Stephens and Her Crows (The Tattooed Poets Project)

Our subsequent tattooed poet is Jennifer MacBain-Stephens, who shared this tattoo:

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Jennifer offers us slightly background in this paintings:

“I latterly had this tattoo redone and coloured in. The primary time I were given a tattoo, it used to be of a burgundy tree on my again with my now ex-husband in Kyoto, Japan 9 years in the past. We have been divorced this yr and, as a Valentine’s Day provide to myself,  I had the tree coloured in with black shading, and added the sundown colours and the escaping crows onto my shoulder. This touch-up represented rebirth and freedom to me and I couldn’t be happier with it.”

Jennifer credited an artist named “Jay” in Manassas, Virginia, for the updating of the unique tattoo.

She additionally despatched us two poems, with the next advent:

“[The poems] have been impressed via assembly a brand new particular person in my lifestyles. On the time that I met this particular person I spotted what gave the look of a large number of crows in my community and close to my space. I’ve at all times cherished crows however at this actual time, they appeared downright magical to me.”

Opposites
boy, muscle planned / sketches a frame with eyes first / objective exact as a prescription / a sliced birch tree / multitasking in the course of the shredder / no emotion / no lack of confidence / he loops the black rope round and round her shoulder blades / her scapulae / the highest of her rib cage / breath and focal point and ahead / no / no questions / no what if she this / or I don’t know if that / invigorating loop, tie, swoop, knot / once more displays / makes / undone / repeat when he feels love it /
lady, a shivering chook cat / white pores and skin within the alcove / no longer in need of to wish / in her torso the place the rope is provide / like a surprise blanket / he does no longer know he created this want in her / he works on this lab / at all times this starvation / want to fill / however with what / it’s this, no / it’s breath /  no / no / calm waters / a flit a flat and a rage tune / fury power explodes / rises to what / by no means in need of to undo / it’s this unbalance within the ocean / that helps to keep her shifting ahead / however stops her breath /
  
On Crow Quantity Symbolism (first printed in Entropy)
The day that she concept it used to be over, the day she didn’t listen from him however may no longer succeed in out as a result of her mouth used to be tied to itself, it used to be mid-morning and she or he seemed for crows within the sky. If she noticed a homicide (a choice but to be made) or two crows flying in combination, (a delivery) she made herself imagine it used to be an indication, (one lady) that she would see him once more, (one boy) that he used to be in her long term (her unique, clairvoyant self.) However in this specific day, (foreboding rain) there used to be one crow, (demise) a tender one, (trickster) a long way from the woodland, (adventure) prime up in a lone tree on a quiet boulevard, calling the similar caw trend over and over. (opening the door to the netherworld) 3 caws. Forestall. 3 caws. Repeat.
No chook got here. 
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Jennifer MacBain-Stephens is the creator of 3 full-length poetry collections: Your Easiest Asset is a White Lace Get dressed, (Yellow Chair Press, 2016) “The Messenger is Already Useless,” (Stalking Horse Press, March 2017,) and We’re Going to Want a Upper Fence, tied for first position within the 2017 Lit Fest Guide Festival. Her paintings has been nominated for Easiest of the Internet and the Pushcart Prize. She is additionally the creator of 9 chapbooks. Her chapbook She Got here Out From Below the Mattress, (Poems Impressed via the Motion pictures of Guillermo del Toro) not too long ago got here out from Dancing Woman Press. Fresh paintings can be noticed at or is impending from Prelude, Kestrel, Yalobusha Assessment, decomP, and Inter/rupture. Talk over with: http://jennifermacbainstephens.wordpress.com/.

Because of Jennifer for sharing her tattoo and poems with us right here at the Tattooed Poets Undertaking!

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People Won’t Stop Demanding The Mona Lisa To Be Cleaned, So Someone Just Explained What Would Happen

From rust being washed off some outdated pots to grime got rid of from crevices between tiles, looking at one thing go back to its earlier state is oddly enjoyable and artwork items aren’t any exception to that idea. No longer too way back we shared a video of artwork professional Philip Mildew casting off the outdated varnish off a 400-year-old portray, which since then has long past viral. The attention-grabbing procedure garnered consideration on Tumblr the place folks have been fast to call for the similar factor to be carried out to Da Vinci’s well-known ‘Mona Lisa’. A tempting thought, particularly after seeing how stunning the ‘Girl In Crimson’ taken care of Mildew’s remedy. Alternatively, five days in the past, a person named Eleanor briefly defined what would occur if anyone attempted to revive Leonardo’s masterpiece to its unique state. Learn her rationalization under and to find out if the danger can be value it!

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No longer too way back the web was once enthusiastic about Philip Mildew’s recovery of 400-year-old ‘Girl In Crimson’

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He used a mix of gel and solvent, created particularly for this artwork piece, to take away the yellow varnish

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“A mix of gel and solvent was once created, particularly simply to take away the varnish and to not injury the underlying paint”

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“It’s other from customary recovery, with the gel postponing the solvent and dealing in a extra controllable manner”

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After seeing Mildew’s paintings, folks of Tumblr briefly demanded this to be carried out to Da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’, on the other hand, a person named Eleanor was once fast to give an explanation for what would occur if anyone did that

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