Fiji’s evanescent bodice
seen from the window.
Primates in space could not use the radio to communicate their disdain of us for thinking of them as disposable.
Dad used to say shit like, “As a boy, I listened to coloured radio,” but when I asked Mama how in the hell radio can be coloured, she clipped me in the ear with an apple core.
“If you had any drive at all,” she said. “I could die easy.”

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1960 – Little Joe 1B, a Mercury spacecraft, lifts off from Wallops Island, Virginia with Miss Sam, a female rhesus monkey on board.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1981 – Production of the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 sports car begins in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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