Day 222 – Salsa Night; Business Lunch;

Saturday, April 10, 2010
Day 222
8:12 am

Salsa Night

By the hands of another
Locked arm
With wicked fingers
Link to slick hips
Back and forth
There must be connection
Hence the chemistry
Of our pairing
Or maybe that is all this is
A moment in a dance
But now it is time to leave


Business Lunch

sushi restaurant
in Little Tokyo

two guys
looking down at the
table between them

the Japanese American
guy ordered
a combination
with grilled salmon

the White guy
ordered the sashimi platter

they both slowly picked,
prodded at their food

is that what they each
really wanted to eat or

did they make their orders
to make each other feel
more comfortable


My guy on No No Boy

He spoke through a q&a
He spoke often
He said a lot
He said he hopes
People would see this
And feel
A desire to
Seek more
Connect more

He is verbose

Just one
Reason why

I’m a
lucky gyrl



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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