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Anthem Of The Taxi Cab Driver


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Think of how many times you've used a tax cab. Have you ever thought of the person driving you?

Think of how many times you've used a tax cab. Have you ever thought of the person driving you?

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  • 1. Anthem of the Taxi Cab Driver by Ace Lewis [email_address]
  • 2.
    • I am your taxicab driver.
    • I come from different nationalities and I am native born.
    • Driving a cab is an interesting way to make a living.
  • 3.
    • Much of how much I make depends on
    • me;
    • how charming and courteous
    • I can be.
  • 4.
    • How good am
    • I at assessing whether a
    • potential client
    • will pay.
    • I need to know where I should hang
    • out to get fares.
  • 5.
    • At the end of the day, I count my tips and consider
    • myself lucky that I have
    • survived another day.
  • 6.
    • I enjoy being in control.
    • Leaning my
    • city, I see its various
    • aspects, both glamorous and seedy.
  • 7.
    • I know your city
    • in a way you never will the shortcuts and the side streets,
    • the flow of traffic and patterns of behavior that depend on time
    • of day and weather conditions.
  • 8.
    • But then there
    • are the
    • regulations,
    • the weather
    • and the vagueness of
    • directions.
  • 9.
    • There are also the impossible demands of customers and traffic.
    • So my job is definitely challenging!
  • 10.
    • I take you where
    • you need to go and help you on your way.
    • I listen to you and give you advice.
  • 11.
    • I touch many peoples’ lives for a short time.
    • I hear snippets of your lives and sometimes I even share part of mine.
  • 12.
    • Insulted, robbed, injured, you hold me in little regard
    • yet I am the one who gets you to where you need to go.
    • Because of your needs, I will always have a job.
  • 13.
    • It is true that driving a cab gives me a freedom and independence that
    • not many enjoy.
    • I think sometimes you secretly envy me.
  • 14.
    • You may assume you are above me but often I have degrees and years of
    • expertise in various professions.
  • 15.
    • I see you, my customer, at your best and at your worse.
    • Cleaning out trash, vomit, blood, drug paraphernalia, I reflect on the
    • depths a person
    • can sink to.
  • 16.
    • But then there are other moments, when I feel privileged to know you and
    • we rejoice together in our connection.
  • 17.
    • However, when all is said and done, my greatest joy is in participating in
    • the dance of life.