This morning in the locker room at work a young man using a locker near my own had earbuds on. The volume was loud.
"Wow" I thought. "That's way loud."
*bump*bump* ... *bump*
And then, in a thin reedy the-sound-of-someone-else's-earbud-sound voice I heard the unmistakable:
Risin' up back on the street
Did my time, took my chances