Day 319 – Or this

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Day 319
1:45 pm

Or this

“or any color
other than Colored
or Colored Only.
Or ‘Of Color'”
– from “Or” by Thomas Sayers Ellis
.

.

Oriental

Ornamental.
Ornamentalism.
List of oriental ornaments.
Therefore, the rug, the bulge,
the build up of smudges.
Grudge(s).

.

.

Asian American

Coinage.
Above and beyond carnage.
New shirt appears,
sewn by our own hands.

All shirts wear thin.
New fibers woven.
Asian Pacific American.
Asian Pacific Islander.
Filipino.
Asian Pacific Islander American.
Pilipino.
Asian American / Pacific Islander.
South Asian.
East Asian.
Southeast Asian.
/

/ /

/ – – / –

Next.
.

.

Specificity

Cages.
Boxes.

Homes.
Equations.

(American of) Japanese Ancestry
– – – – – – – – – – – (American first)
No.

Japanese American.
Sorting.

Nikkei.
Absence. Open.

No-Sei.
Closed.

.

.

Womyn

Nay to
Man

No fence between
One
to
Infinite

Wom
……..yn

Breathe for the world
Breathe for self
Breathe for the world
again
(Zen).
((sans religion))
.

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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