1-16

i
I want to disappear
into translated men
the body now
at its edge
rocking the heart
and also the horizon in another’s eyes
the woods do not end
hollyhock
foxglove
as if we dressed in them
erasing the body of those opposites.
Crusade chills. Killer elites. Drill surgeons and sergeants.
I’ve been searching so long, as you know, and desire being what it is…

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1991 – The Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1909 – Ernest Shackleton’s expedition finds the magnetic South Pole.

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