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vanda miss joaquim orchid
Original artwork by Meryl Quinn Kernell

Sick Day

AM Larks
In Singapore, a woman honors her former lover and her former self with a tattoo of a Vanda Miss Joaquim. Memories of her time as a disaster relief worker in Indonesia rise to the surface as the needle creates something beautiful from something broken.

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