Sun In An Empty Room
  • Sun In An Empty Room
  • The Weakerthans
  • Reunion Tour

the hands that we nearly hold with pennies for the GST

the shoulders we lean our shoulders into on the subway, mutter an apology

the shins that we kick beneath the table, that reflexive cry

the faces we meet one awkward beat too long and terrified

know the things we need to say (sun in an empty room)

and said already anyway (sun in an empty room)

by parallelograms of light (sun in an empty room)

on walls that we repainted white (sun in an empty room)


John K Samson & his merry band of WEAKERTHANS singing Sun in An Empty Room, complete with a video that showcases the state of Winnipeg’s North End, a gang riddled urban reserve today