What makes you the way you are, laggard, sweep, umpire, tight-lipped, ears keening for the sounds of your children’s voices deep underground? Up here with the trees, roots pointed like toes, sighing away the centuries. What doesn’t have a sister darkness? A place you should never go?  

Toronto taxi

Go. You. Stop. Go. Brake. Dart. Weave. Are. Bolt. Stop. Now. Some. Merge. Where. Fast. Go. Switch. In. Stomp. And. Stomp. Watch. This. Act. Now. Don’t. Think. Go. Town.     CLICK ON THE RECORDING TO LISTEN