Day 324 – two for G

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Day 324
12:23 am

two for G

1.

your laughter is thunder, the seasons have cut ties
with their own seams

your hair is a wild nest where my fingers have become
obsessed with finding, burying, treasure

your feet, your arms, are better at tracing your heart
than are your tongue, your lips

2.

Orange County wishes to call you up and revoke
the certification of your birthplace

neigh to common nomenclature or classroom, thief
of trophies at every sidewalk debate

set the world afire with your politics, even the flags
will concede

silence tries to mark its territory around your throat,
but whimpers away at its stamina

you are a bullhorn calling me out, I am a sucker for
rallies and clear instruction

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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