3-7

i
I take neurotic pleasure
in duration
child, planets
love’s will to be extorted
and find me
a large scale
object, radius
over it.
How can I observe space, when injustices are in the room.
Women are, after all, most sensual chattel.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2009 – The Kepler space observatory, designed to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars, is launched.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1827 – Shrigley abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.

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