Still In Pain

From a French Seller

With that grimace and those watery eyes, this boy seems to still be suffering the agonies he experienced in the tattooist’s chair. What a face! I imagine this was his attempt at trying to look like a tough guy. I think he needs more time to perfect his mannerisms for that role, don’t you?

His tattoo is a panther, I think. Or some other type of big cat. Given the heights of tattoo art these days, this is a rather underwhelming effort. I wonder if he added to it or even had work done over it?

15 comments
  1. oglach said:

    At first I thought, “He’s making that face in jest”, but you’re right, he’s tearing up. Good lord. Too bad they didn’t have faux-hawks and skinny jeans back then, this one would fit right in with that crowd. 🙂

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  2. Just a thought.. why are panthers such a popular tattoos? I’m not ashamed to say I have one on my right arm covering up a bad tattoo and that’s the only reason why I have a big panther on my own.. Smh

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    • No idea but I guess it is just more macho to have a panther than a Persian. 😆

      But seriously, aren’t most big cats popular as tattoos? I’ve seen panthers, tigers and lions. They are majestic animals and beautiful and they represent power and speed. So I guess they are symbolic and look cool at the end of the day.

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  3. I’ was so distracted trying to figure out what he was doing with both of his hands, I missed the tattoo until you mentioned it. I think this might be a look of regret 😉

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  4. Hahaha that has to be one of the worst tattoos I’ve seen. It looks like some sort of cross between a panther a horse and a dragon! Great photo

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