Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Jet D'Eau: A Taxi Driver Speaks

Thank God for the jet d'eau which has helped wash away the garbage and trash off the sidewalks. I'm working long hours now, six in the afternoon to six in the morning. Sometimes even eight in the morning, six days a week. Sometimes seven days a week. It's a long hustle but it keeps me real busy. I can take in three, three fifty a week. Sometimes even more when I do it off the meter.

All the animals come out at night - activists, professors, organizers, queens, fairies, journalists, dopers, junkies, teachers, sick, venal. Someday a real jet d'eau will come and wash all this scum off the streets. I go all over. I take people to White Oaks, Masonville, I take 'em to Western. I don't care. Don't make no difference to me. It does to some. Some won't even take public union members. Don't make no difference to me.