By Brooke Stevens
Tattoo lady is an evocative tale of perseverance and discovery within the face of madness and corruption. a tender lady is located by myself in an Ohio mall lengthy after last hours, not able to talk, nd coated head to foot in fish-scale tattoos. Her id offers an enigma. She is followed and named Emma through Lucy, a former circus fats woman. Warned that Emma possibly in at risk from whoever gave her the mysterious tattoos, Lucy is going looking for Emma's genuine identification, a quest that leads Lucy to a war of words with the demons haunting her past.
Tattoo lady is the tale of a girl and her followed daughter, who ndertake a tough trip into salvation's darkish middle with a view to rediscover their identities--identities that have been beaten via evil males. through turns surreal , nightmarish, and heartwarming, Tattoo woman is finally an confirmation of the strong bond among humans overcoming adversity.
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BAAL You don't understand my soul. EKART Why don't we go lie in the water? BAAL My soul, brother, is the groaning of the wheat fields when they toss in the wind, and the gleam in the eyes of two insects that want to devour each other. EKART A July-crazed boy, with immortal guts-that's what you are. A dumpling that will some day leave grease spots on the sky! BAAL That's a lot of words. But it doesn't matter. EKART My body is as light as a tiny plum in the wind. BAAL The pale summer sky does that, brother.
Better to love than to enjoy. JOHANNES I can see how you win men's hearts, but how can you get anywhere with women? ( Emilie enters quickly) BAAL There she comes. Hello, Emilie. Johannes has brought his fiancee. Sit down! EMILIE How can you ask me to come to such a dive? -lt's j ust like you. BAAL Luise! A schnapps for the lady! EMILIE A re you trying to make me look ridiculous? BAAL No. Why shouldn't you have a drink ? It's only human. EMILIE But you're not human. BAAL How do you know? ( He holds out his glass to Luise) Not too stingy, young lady.
Teddy's schnapps, to celebrate Teddy's funeral! Fittin g and proper! Has anybody made a speech for Teddy yet! Wouldn't that be the right thing? BAAL I did. SEVERAL WOODCUTTERS BAAL J ust When ? now. Before you started talking big. It began with: Teddy has his rest . . You never notice anything until it's all over. -Let's get the sch napps! It's disgraceful. -And why, great Elephan t? It's Teddy's property . We've no right to break into that keg. Teddy has a wife and five poor orphans. A WOODCUTTER Four.
Tattoo Girl by Brooke Stevens