Today, I have the great honor of guest posting for my friend, Suzannah Paul over at “the smitten word”.  For Trinity’s seventh birthday, we got piercings.  She got pink little studs in her ears and I got a cute little crystal in my nose.

This is the story and some reflections for our tribe called, “We Are Pierced Women”.


I remember holding her hand as our sexy-chic body art practitioner, who noticed her telltale shaky breaths and nervous fidgeting, and knelt down to my little woman-child , “Girl, you’ve got this! When I’m done with you, it’s going to be so cute, you won’t believe it.”

He winked up at me, and I wondered, ‘How does he get his eyeliner to do that?’

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