The Lost

Open window leading to starry eyed ends Dreams of need but never resting I have seen the best of us Staring out screen less expanse Asking why should I walk away Why should I try again   Generations of youths ruined Following the path following the rules Great expanses of nothingness opening before them Wandering … More The Lost

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

Wildfires

By Tyler Golec   Dreaming of wildfires Stoking them with this Rage filling every crevice Of my just human self Being of Flesh blood and   I dream of wildfires Burning this Anything Burning this Everything Burning this Self And here I am on empty But still burning on Fumes of dreams past Dreams coming … More Wildfires

Social Time Passing

Tyler Golec Flipping through social pages, passing time Quotes, image, articles, and posted porn That fills today’s news feed The world is ending if you didn’t know China will invade Taiwan And you are probably making these 10! Grievously poor life choices! Also vegans live longer And, do you want a girlfriend with pillows for … More Social Time Passing