Performances are anything that people find entertaining. Performers may do acrobatics, animal tricks, balloon twisting, caricatures, clowning, comedy, contortions, escapology, dance, singing, fire skills, flea circus, fortune-telling, juggling, magic, mime, living statue, musical performance, puppeteering, snake charming, storytelling or reciting poetry or prose, street art such as sketching and painting, street theatre, sword swallowing, and ventriloquism.
Street Music by Arnold Adoff
T h i s c i t y:
the a lw a y s
no i s e grinding up from the subways under
g r o u n d:
slamming from bus tires and taxi horns and engines of cars and trucks in all
v o c ab u l a r i e s
hot metal l a n g u a g e
c o m b i n a t i o n s:
as p l a n e s
an orchestra of rolling drums and battle blasts assaulting
my ears with
noise of t h i s ci t y : street music.