It may be that
dear listener, that in the emblem of the stone
features of cold, dry earth are to be seen
as well as the inert mass
the melancholic and theological
but this is my stone
Marx and men and women
fucking physics
fucking the sky.
Some confuse reigns with reins.
But she herself did not know which way to turn.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1933 – Yevgeniy Abalakov is the first man to reach the highest point in the Soviet Union, Communism Peak (now called Ismoil Somoni Peak and situated in Tajikistan) (7495 m).

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1838 – Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery.

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