Chapter 8: Summer

            That summer Gemaeve and I served our apprenticeship under Speaker La’Turge. Our assignments wore more rigorous than technical. We would spend long hours in the depths of the library hunting rare words of the Quatane. Words almost no one knew, and for good reason. Most of them, you could do without ever knowing and … More Chapter 8: Summer

West Taipei, Insight of a Passer By

街拍 【致我親愛的西方讀者】美國人泰瑞:你聽過台灣嗎?你認識台北嗎? 2018-08-30 撰文 Tyler W. Golec 攝影 李尚謙 中譯 胡芷嫣 嚮導 西城編輯群・Chun Lu・陳鈺鈞 我們再也沒有為了重諾守信而葬身大水的風險了。然而現在,正是現在,這些遙遠的神祇,或許比任何時候都要來得親密地,守護著那些仍舊祭拜祂們的人們——那些至今還沒有忘卻祂們的台灣百姓們。或許會有更多台灣人,睜開眼看見就在十分鐘捷運之外的台北老城歷史。又或許我只是比較幸運,能透過一些仍然在乎的發熱眼神,看見老派台灣的風景。也或許,我們只是在一切都灰飛堙滅以前,親眼見證時光殘存的少數人。 There’s no risk of drowning here from flood water anymore. There is no need to take your own life, so you and your brother can patrol the streets as gods. Now perhaps these gods, more personal than ever, offering their eternal protection to those who will … More West Taipei, Insight of a Passer By

Kiss me Goku

Tyler Golec,   “You should kiss me,” Andria suggested. The TV was on. Jason’s little brother had been watching Toonami before he’d left. Dragonball Z raged in the back ground. “You think so?” Jason asked smiling as he slid onto the couch were Andria already sat, knees against her chest.  They’d been dating close to … More Kiss me Goku