Day 254 – Excavation – 11

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Day 254
9:42 am

Excavation – 11

11. Before that. (centrifuge)

a.
insanity, with all of its spinning glory,
was a demon in its infancy at the top
of my mother’s thirties

she, with patience and time, was simply
a rock who could take it, decades
layered with sediment over a heart
biding time before it had to burst

.

.

b.
she was warned to be careful of
splitting her heart from her head

she tried to listen but the girl didn’t
know her own centrifugal force

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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