NYC-based photographer Ariana Page Russell has a skin condition called Dermatographia, which causes her skin to be hypersensitive to touch.
In her Skin series, Ariana lightly scratches her skin in intricate patterns and photographs the results.
via Feature Shoot
what this is so beautiful
to the point of eating their gods
after a time: it’s the old greed
for a plateful of outer space, that craving for darkness,
the lust to feel what it does to you
when your teeth meet in divinity, in the flesh,
when you swallow it down
and you can see with its own cold eyes,
look out through murder.