Day 248 – Free artists

Thursday, May 6, 2010
Day 248
3:00 pm

Free artists

We hold patience
in a cardboard cup
that used to be made
of metal
when we were
in our early twenties
and knew
the certain value
of paying our dues

No matter the cause,
because there is
Always
a good, important cause

With
Every
Call
to do
or find others
who will arrive
Tomorrow
on
Today’s request
for performance
for free
for no parking
for no given thought
to food or a bottle
of water next to
the stage bearing a
strict time limit

This cup wears
paper thin

and as it fills
slowly becomes
transparent

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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