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A railroad? A meatball?
mutilated lichen
on the lips and arms
ours is a stammered scape
diverted from its natural course
more military metaphors
please, nature
can only think in unison.
All computers should be radioactive like Chernobyl.
I haven’t the heart to stop Mama but the truth is I have never been less hungry.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1978 – Soviet satellite Kosmos 954, with a nuclear reactor on board, burns up in Earth’s atmosphere, scattering radioactive debris over Canada’s Northwest Territories. Only 1% is recovered.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1984 – The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.

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