Views from a Yellow Cab

Digging in My History: early 1980’s

Jonathan Herbert. Views from a Yellow Cab. Watercolor and Pen on Paper. Taxi. 1980's.

Book One Page One

copyright 2010 jonathan herbert

The night recedes before me
as does this beautiful yellow behemoth.
Look at the trunk on that baby!
I drive, mile after mile after mile,
hunting: a hand waving; a couple stumbling
out of a nightclub; a suitcase lugged from a station.
Twelve hours a night, every night
but Sunday. New York,
I love you. I piss on your streets.

3 thoughts on “Views from a Yellow Cab

  1. Checker Taxi is cute. 30 years ago was different, wasn’t it?
    I got your website from Eric Maisel sunday email. I decided to check your paintings out.
    Thank you for sharing and good luck with your art.
    I also paint.
    What does it mean “you are virtually in Dumbo”?

  2. Art is a weird, the painter and the paintings are one, we are one..

    How do you feel about that? we are what we eat, and we are what we paint sort of a thinking..
    the portrayal of the women you are painting is actually you and your emotions ,not the women.
    do you agree? or disagree

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s