Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Look closer

I never share any of my personal writings here, just a lot of tattoo stuff, I think that's going to be one of the many changes that I have been making in my personal life. It's all a part of me bettering myself in 2010. I've literally spent the past 25 years of my life wrecking my body and mind, and it's gotten me nowhere, and now I am gonna spend the next 50 or so repairing this shit. 
Anyways, here is the first look into my personal writings I've given in awhile, even tho I edited this because I wrote it when I was angry, so i guess it isn't a full look into my life, but its a start. 

When I first woke today, I thought,
I’ve been here before,
The feelings are all too familiar,
Almost like a second  home.
But rather a jail.
Prisoner of  my thought,
With no escape in sight,
not yet anyway.
I am my own warden
And only I hold the key.
If only I knew what the key was,
I would escape and be done..
Its just really hard for me to feel this way.
I’ve only broke down like this a few times before,
Like after my dad’s funeral,
A few times while playing the addict,
Fist  fighting my brother, handful of others.
It’s a feeling that I cannot stand,
Serious uncertainty.
And now still, nothings been solved.
At least not in my mind.
I think I just need some time.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Favorite Tattoos of 2009

Holy shit, its January 4, 2010.
It's hard to believe that its been way over a year since I moved to DC from Ohio, with nothing but high hopes and huge dreams. Honestly, it seems I have accomplished more in this single year, then I ever thought I could've. And I have experienced things I never could've imagined working in a few shops in SE DC. However, I believe that everything happens for a reason, and those "experiences" led me to where I'm at now: X2 Tattoos in Capitol Heights, MD. And this shop is definitely my favorite shop I've worked in,we have a huge shop, with a chill staff and I have done some of my best work in 2009 out of here and look forward to working with the crew through this year as well.
2010 is going to be a good year for me and tattooing, I already have a full color portrait scheduled for Monday, on a kid I've done a few awesome tattoos on who is stationed at Andrews Airforce Base. Actually he is from Warren, Ohio, I believe, that's actually right by Youngstown, where I'm from. It's such a small world, and it seriously gets smaller for me everyday.

As part of my New Years Resolutions, I will be posting nearly all of my tattoos here from now on, so be sure to follow me here as well as on twitter @bobbyrotten13.