It is what our ears are prepared to hear
sugars upon decomposition, discovered in the mud
Mud in the line of questioning
Mud that mark a pose.
Serve only if you decide you want and have to, and only until you no longer want or can.
And for me, it was too late to act righteous — and besides she was boxing the lining of my aorta so hard I knew she’d win.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1988 – Near Maui, Hawaii, flight attendant Clarabelle “C.B.” Lansing is blown out of Aloha Airlines Flight 243, a Boeing 737, and falls to her death when part of the plane’s fuselage rips open in mid-flight.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1967 – Vietnam War: Boxer Muhammad Ali refuses his induction into the United States Army and is subsequently stripped of his championship and license.

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