My First Tattoo Picture

It's kind of been a year since I got this... whoops! It needs a touch up by now, but I love it <3 It has meaning for me, and I can't wait for my next one.

In case you were wondering~

Taken from

The name Melissa comes from the Greek word μέλισσα (melissa), "honey bee", which in turn comes from μέλι (meli), "honey".

According to Greek mythology, perhaps reflecting Minoan culture in making her the daughter of a Cretan king Melissos, Melissa was a nymph who discovered and taught the use of honey and from whom bees were believed to have received their name. She was one of the nymphic nurses of Zeus, sister to Amaltheia, but rather than feeding the baby milk, Melissa, appropriately for her name, fed him honey. Or, alternatively, the bees brought honey straight to his mouth. Because of her, Melissa became the name of all the nymphs who cared for the patriarch god as a baby
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