Day 162 – A.A.F. S.O.L. – 12] Natives

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Day 162
12:01 am – 12:27 am

A.A.F. S.O.L. – 12) Natives

grow food
maintain shelter
fall in love
spend time with nature
raise families
uphold beliefs
practice tradition
defend their children
take care of their elders

plan for the new day
dream of the next adventure

show up
with your
and bibles


work ten times harder
to maintain cropped shelter
as their food is exported
and families have little faith
they can watch over their
children much less the
tradition of care for their
mothers and fathers

what then

of time

to plan for the next meal
to dream of sovereignty

what then, of love



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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: