The guiris*, the negroes,
A woman with a torn lusty mouth
Walks past, busy daydreaming.
The half-faded sun sets soft shadows
on the brown burnt-out facades.
I have so many memories, wherever I cast my eye.
They layer one on another like a pancake tower,
Dripping with golden sweet moments of perception,
Also bright and pretty and new,
And smelling oily of the summer skin.
*guiri is a colloquial Spanish slur used in Spain applied to foreign tourists, particularly from countries in northern Europe or the Anglosphere. (source Wikipedia)
Alina, one of the TAST founders, shares what it’s like being to be in love with a city.