Day 21 – it matters not

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Day 21
2:45 am

it matters not

we give ourselves places of pilgrimage,
deepened souls we think we are,
trekking to a location to be in a
time that never existed for us

we want for ideas to spring
into our contemporary
realizations, to know
better on theory

we long for roots,
and seek for
the more to
our story

and you roll
your eyes at me,
my generation that
looks for a feeling of

all the things you were
too busy surviving to mire
yourself in, but then you talk
anyway and that is all I really ask

speak of long ago to reach the part of
me who believes we are not generations
apart, we are continuance, for in any other
part of given history, your story, it matters not

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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