Day 277 – lies, lies, lies, get up

Friday, June 4, 2010
Day 277
9:48 pm

lies, lies, lies, get up

there’d be no dancing
with me
not tonight or ever
he had a headache
and two broken feet

we hung up the phone
I went downstairs
passed the lounge
to the right of the lobby

there he was
taking in a salsa lesson
dancing with an instructor
she was impressed
you could tell
with all of her charmed
laughter, flexed calves
and firm grip around
his attention

it was the best way to
obtain clarification really
there’d be no dancing for me
with him
not tonight or ever
he was about to get
a headache and
two broken feet

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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