Day 257 – Excavation – 14

Sunday, May 15, 2011
Day 257
5:04 pm

Excavation – 14

14. Digging v. Vacation

I am two sides of an hourglass,
weighing how much sand
to explore and just how we
might have some to spare

What have I

Is this

In this

What am I

?

I am two sides of a coin,
ready to trade in the worth
of definitions if to explore is
nomenclature for exploit

What is this

Why do

What am I to

Dig or derive or stretch
sand across the heart,
heart of the matter
nothing left, no excuses

To leave or
To look away

A truth that needs no
bearing or a story
asking to be shown

Balance
is not the point

But to measure time
in bits, this is not sand

It is dirt
or it is gold

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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