My tattoo is relatively inconspicuous. It is on my left calf, only about two inches tall and an inch and a half wide. That's it, over there, on the right.
What is it? Norse runes. Three separate runes, superimposed onto each other. I won't say I'm any expert on the subject, but google is a wondrous thing, and you can learn the basics pretty quickly. The three runes have the following meanings:
- The first represents bravery, energy, passion, and victory;
- The second represents health, wealth, and happiness;
- The third represents harvest, eventual success, and the cycle of life.
I have never regretted for one second getting it, and I find myself wearing shorts more often to show it off. I often forget I have it, but it does help me focus sometimes when I think about the meaning.
Update, several years later: I should have added an actual photo at the time.