A lavender orchard with strewn and rotting apples is found on an island in the center of this mouth.
Lives stolen, power displayed, turns missed.
She went to every sit-in, every action, protest, riot, and she screamed; her mouth so pretty and twisted, so universal in its fury.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2005 – The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 2015 – Riots break out in Baltimore, Maryland following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

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