i
In the midst of wandering
the bridge and tunnel
did not usurp the landscape
and I, upright before my intense quadrupled
was required to measure the span
between a legendary inception and a legendary end of history.
Defeated by ice, picks, picked apart, thrown scraps into bush.
We felt so exposed.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1330 – Battle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush.

Text by Christof Migone. Prompts: texts by Jordan and Kathryn plus the prompts they chose.

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1912 – The frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.

Todays Calls is part of the Phone Works series by Christof Migone. Website design by Endless Commons. Thanks to the Ontario Arts Council.