生命有時
Sometimes, life is
靜美如詩,荒涼如蔓
as quietly beautiful as a poem, as desolate as a vine
激越如鷹翱翔
as intense as a soaring eagle
寂寞如碑蒙塵
as lonely as a dust-covered stele

陳依文 詩作
Poem by Chen, Yi-Wen

English version translated by Audrey Tang, the first transgender and the first non-binary official minister without portfolio of Taiwan's Executive Yuan. She is now serving as Digital Minister in charge of the Ministry of Digital Affairs (MODA) of the Republic of China (Taiwan).