Day 223 – Books

Monday, April 11, 2011
Day 223
11:30 pm



We create courses
We devise theory
We code language and
Try to organize people to
Buy our dictionaries
Until the old lady from
The community takes
Our class and finds it
Useful to spit the
Books back into our

The idiot teacher turns
The book into a shield
The liberal teacher
Nods, becomes an actor
And lights a match next to
The air conditioner
The intelligent teacher
Figures a way to weave
Accessible verbage into
Their previous exchange

The wise teacher calmly
Applies scotch tape to
Her mouth and hands the
Student a pen


Literary A…


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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