by Michael Goldstein
TACOS: Like the city, the best and worst coming together to make something magical.
TAKOYAKI (OCTOPUS BALLS): No wonder they swim funny
TEA: Under every full cup, there is a sturdy saucer.
TOMACCO: Eris hath no better beach than a tomacco field.
TOMATO: If they have the gull to throw themselves at the comedians, why don’t they get up and tell a few jokes?
TURKEY: Kim Kardashian on the cover of Paper Magazine!
TWIX: Twins with their own language of caramel
Author, Michael Goldstein, graduated in 2013 from Clark University with a B.A. in English, and a specialization in Creative Writing. He’s had a passion for Japanese folklore for many years, and his illustrated novel, Omagatoki: When Yokai Emerge, and the Yokai Character Collection best demonstrate his interest and knowledge, with their wide galleries of monsters stemming from the past. Michael has been a featured speaker at recent Anime conventions across the country. A New Jersey native, Michael currently lives in New York City, where he is enrolled at The New School. Visit Michael at yokaicomposed.wordpress.com, and follow him on Twitter @MichaelandYokai.
‘Bites’ is a 26-part series, released in bite-sized posts over the better part of February. Dig in!