With Issa - Haiku - Jin-Hwa Choi


I. caged bird – watching the butterfly with envy
II. cherry blossoms scatter – a nightingale and I singing
III. dewdrops scatter – the sparrow sings of next-life salvation
IV. the bird is singing – but it ain’t blooming …plum tree

Heather Haughn, Violin

This piece was performed at the Baltimore Composer’s Forum’s concert “1, 2, 3” on November 18, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland.

This performance was supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.