Ink well

Ink surrounds me all the time
On my bed sheets, recorded in rhyme
Quills ’ever scribbling in my head
Sometimes damnit I forget what they said.
Ink has settled into my fingerprints
But to keep the words I fear to rinse…

—Terri Guillemets, 2010 March 6th

I scribbled down this little lighthearted verse one day and posted it to The Quote Garden for fun. A few years later, I found out that someone actually got the last two lines as a tattoo! Pretty cool. –tg, 2016