Day 244 – twinkle twinkle a little

Sunday, May 2, 2010
Day 244
12:35 am

twinkle twinkle a little

she was temporarily
replaced by a malfunction

until she caught a ride
with a meteor and landed
in the realm of her own
passions

sparkle

now
she’s hanging by a pinky tip
off the edge of her star
at twilight

amused by the swirling planets
beneath her
she swings and sings and stares

at them, they
have convened for a ballroom
dance lesson to be followed
by potlucking and plotting
what they will sow and plant
tomorrow for a future feast
come upon midnight

twinkle

her eyes
are the light
reflected

above the temporary lens
of displacement and defeat
of smog and grief

she slays disbelief
and lassos connection

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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