i
In the cold mountain lake
pool
blackwater – swept by the wind
our brightening
vaporised surcoat
were the story went
under.
Appearing to disappear. Wishing it would go away. Not being able to understand.
Love is love is love, they say.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1987 – On a routine flight between Taiwan and Mauritius, South African Airways Flight 295 experiences an in-flight fire, apparently starting at around 23:48 on the 27th. After just under 16 minutes (leading into the early hours of November 28), the plane crashes and kills all 159 on board.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1978 – In San Francisco, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.

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