Day 294 – where did it go?

Monday, June 21, 2010
Day 294
6:10 pm

where did it go?

I am chasing a poem I read once
out of someone’s book
in some store in Seattle

It spoke something of heartbreak,
shards and eggshells

I can neither remember it in its
entirety nor forget it altogether

I run towards and away from it,
hoping it will come back
through my own words,
through my own experience,
the way it resonated
deep enough to remember
wanting its influence for myself,
as we are all influenced by each
other whether we like it or not,
as we chase what is perhaps
ours now
and yet never was



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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