30 Apr '11, 5am

NEW Post! I Love Taipei, Part 3: Raise the Red Lanterns #taiwan #temples #travel #lp

NEW Post! I Love Taipei, Part 3: Raise the Red Lanterns #taiwan #temples #travel #lp

I. Raise the Red Lanterns Raise the red lanterns The lions at the door Guarding the patterns Of peace and of war. Raise the red lanterns The lions at our door We have no weapons But our bite and our roar. . II. The Duel Over Fire Here are the dragons, here are the globes of heavenly fire they are fighting over. They dance, they prowl over wind-borne clouds, they snarl at each other, they pounce and they circle. Below, far beneath the heavens, the people don’t notice their celestial battle. The people are watching a movie, projected on a white cloth screen, the way they used to when the years were younger. A wuxia film, a Cantonese opera, their words unintelligible above the bustle of the night market crowd, the advertising of hot, fried fare and the sea of cellphone conversations. That’s alright. You can tell who is fighting whom; the images are clear enough. Swords and fi...

Full article: http://lifeforbeginners.com/2011/04/taipei-3/

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