Day 334 – for longing

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Day 334
1:11 am

for longing

were it not for longing,
would we have much
beyond our initial meeting
to speak of
between these
old sheets?

those days when your
letters hung low on the
branches of my front porch
to tickle my curiosities
with glistening fruits

I long for young words from
your lips to dangle off my
ripe ears, fleshy pieces of
your reflections dripping
down to my feet

remind me, please, of what
seeds you planted to entice
me to come forth
in the very first place and
I will lead from now, and
not longing…I will know now

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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