Day 89 – Scale – 13 – violence

Sunday, November 28, 2010
Day 89
6:54 pm

Scale – 13 – violence

for every time he touched
her in ways
their first date never indicated

she stood at the base of
herself to
weigh bruises against loneliness

until she could stand no more
and so let
him drag her, reduce her

to within one inch of one foot
of not knowing
her head from her bloody heart

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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