john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Travel Taiwan Haiku - The Pacifier Shops


the museum's best items
well get them from
the pacifier shops

Those who fall in love with the famous crafts or paintings exhibited
at the Palace Museum in Taipei such as the imperial jade carving of a grasshopper on a green cabbage can buy copies of them at several of the museum shops. They are not the real things but then, something is better than nothing. I call these museum shops, pacifier shops.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
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