Day 115 – rapt

Thursday, December 24, 2009
Day 115
6:12 pm – 6:32 pm


the tissue paper
wants some respect

crumpled, saved,
hidden, repurposed,
and for what?

for the same return,
all over again?

never praised
for her lofty ethereal

nor considered
for her exceptionally modern

at the whim of her carrier
never pondered quite
like the hearty gift wrap

but she is the cotton,
the coat liner, the
noble caress!

so much
for her affair
with the bubble wrap

short-lived as it was
they were the only ones who
ever got each other



About traciakemi

traci akemi kato-kiriyama - inter/multi-disciplinary theatre/performance artist, arts educator, cultural worker, community organizer. Tuesday Night Project; theatre, performance, writing, and teaching projects with many organizations and artists including: zero 3; Edge of The World for Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia and the National Asian American Theatre Festival in New York; "PULL" with Kennedy Kabasares in San Francisco; Nobuko Miyamoto and Great Leap Collaboratory I; TeAda; NCRR; Oymun's 11. Playwright for "Chasing Dad - a performance of a reading about a play i'm writing" presented by Inside the Ford for the Ford's Summer Playwright series. View all posts by traciakemi

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