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I hate all movement
the sons need for his father
what bees find in the dry moss
all this comes to me
a kind of glory coming as a crowd would
to see a whale in the Thames
or a fire burning all night.
Finished. We were. They are. You will be.
I’m trying to tell you something captivating.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2001 – Five people attempt to set themselves on fire in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, an act that many people later claim is staged by the Communist Party of China to frame Falun Gong and thus escalate their persecution.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1846 – Slavery in Tunisia is abolished.

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