The dark meant everything
mother, a word-robe
I thought skin, sweet skin
beside the sewing machine
don’t touch again.
Hope in profit, profit in hope.
She imagined stealing away with all manner of jewels and automobiles.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2012 – A total of 315 people are killed in two garment factory fires in Pakistan.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1792 – The Hope Diamond is stolen along with other French crown jewels when six men break into the house where they are stored.

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