Day 243 – South

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Day 243
1:27 am

South

he wanted to keep you
but it wasn’t right

four kids too many
to take you out on dates
on an unemployment
check that barely fit the
cost of living increase
for their weekly chores

they wanted to call
you Mama
anyway

but it wasn’t right

you had to let him
break your heart

he let you make him
keep his pride

tkk

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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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