I am a part of all that I have met

Literary Tattoos: Ulysses Alfred Lord Tennyson

This tattoo belongs to Cindy.

I like that this line means both that I carry within me the impressions of all experiences, and that I leave traces of me whenever I go. These 4 lines remind me that experience is limitless, and that we are meant to move forever forward.
Tattoo done by Os of Cottage 13 in Hamilton, Ontario.

I am a part of all that I have met;
Yet all experience is an arch wherethrough
Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades
For ever and for ever when I move.

- Excerpt from Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson


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