an American fish in & out of Estonian waters

Three Buskers

 

Playing his heart out

as people hurry on past,

he sings for himself.

 

* * *

 

Strumming her guitar,

she hopes you will spare your time

rather than your change.

 

* * *

 

Breathing in – he thinks,

“if only someone listened,”

and blows his trumpet.

 

… from the Kalamaja Yang haiku cycle …

Image: A Coast Salish drum by an unknown maker.

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