Listen, just in case
In case what?
In case there should be, in case tragedy
In case volcano, in case earthquake, in case fire
In case market, in case Earth, in case
In case Trump?
He cuts her short, switches off his iPhone, puts down his
Coffee cup, gets up from his long-held position
And leaves his voice echoing at the other end
In case asynodia, she murmurs, in case