The earth
once a proletarian
soon develops into an absolute boozer
tavern atmosphere
throw up
the first barricades
nocturnal thinking
this willy-nilly crust.
When the Earth is tired of sitting, it quakes.
And before too long, a woman sits in absolute judgement — well, it’s what they always wanted.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1977 – The 1977 Vrancea earthquake in eastern and southern Europe kills more than 1,500, mostly in the seriously damaged city of Bucharest, Romania.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1983 – Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.

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