An acorn represents growth. To quote Mr. Bill Murray in Stripes, "Talk about massive potential for growth ”” I am the little acorn that becomes the oak!" If you can't finish the rest of that speech, please turn in your pop culture card immediately.
A koi tattoo represents perseverance, as a real koi has the ability to swim upstream in very strong currents. For some, it's a reminder to keep on keeping on. For others, it's a reminder that koi are better than you.
The combination of a rose and a skull symbolizes the struggle between life and death. The combination of a baked cookie topped with cookie dough symbolizes my need to shove as many cookies in as many forms down my gullet as much as possible.
Typically, a butterfly represents the soul or mind. In Japanese culture if a butterfly enters your guestroom, the person whom you most love is coming to see you. I totally buy this as I see myself all the time.
A glyph is another name for a hieroglyphic character or pictograph. This one means, "explore." I thought it meant, "A small piece of pizza with only a little bit of cheese on top." Yeah, I'm not that smart.
Kokopelli was a god worshiped by Native Americans. Commonly, the god is considered a representative of fertility and the overall theme of renewal. It has been said that if you get a Kokopelli as your very first tattoo you will only want to get more and more new ones.
That has only been said by me, but it kinda feels true, right?