To Celebrate World Poetry Day, Here Are 10 Perfectly Poetic Tattoos

"But leave her wild."

Looking for a little tattoo inspiration?

March 21 is World Poetry Day, so we've gone ahead and picked out ten tattoos inspired by poetry on both literal and figurative levels. 

From dainty little drawings jam-packed with meaning, to beautiful lines from some of our favorite poets, these tattoos are sure to serve up a bit of literary inspiration.

Scroll through for all of these impeccable tattoos.


1. "Love her but leave her wild."

2. "Do not go gentle into that good night / Rage, rage against the dying of the light."

3. OK

4. "She wasn't looking for a knight / She was looking for a sword."

5. "The only truth is music."

6. "It was her chaos that made her beautiful."

7. "For all the places I have been I'm no place without you."

8. "Follow the white rabbit."

9. Take off.

10. "Some can never be caged."


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