Clouds on the sky

Some days life gets to you, some days are harder than others, some days seem worthless and dry. On those days, you feel like you should just stop searching for that sparkle that makes you feel alive. And then without any warning, you come across the most beautiful of skies. And then you realize that…

5:55

I turn around and I see the time “5:55.” I have managed to sleep a few hours, and yet they are not enough. I need to recover my strength, but my eyes are already wide open, and when my eyes are open like this, there is little I can do but to let the motions…

Found the lost

Kuro, the hero I look at the screen in utter horror. The draft of my newest novella “The nun and the prostitute” is gone.My brain is screaming thousand swearing words unknown to me, “How do I know so many bad words,” I ask to myself.My shaking hands type again, and error comes out like the unavoidable…

A father: A hero

Some call him a father, some call him a hero, some call him a savior. Whatever our views on Chiang Kai-shek, arriving at his mausoleum was an impressive experience. You see the lights, the people, feel the liveness that floats in the air, and smiles at the joy that travels from heart to heart in…

Gods: Radha Krishna

I walked in the dark alleys of the city thinking of nothing else but my troubles when I saw a little store illuminated with bright yellow lights. I got curious and made my way towards it.  And to my surprise, I discovered that it was not a store, but a shrine, a place of worshiping…

Taiwan 6: Red and gold

Taipei is a vibrant city, not only for the brisk pace of its people on their every-day lives or the nippy rhythm of their routines but because, and principally, because of the colors that adorned the city. Taipei is dress in gold and red, like a goddess. Yes, Red and gold are everywhere to be…