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Say, imaginative presence
wind, wind, wind
where it best
to die
O where, listener
or nearer
or further
I praise the huntress
the huntress is a raft.
In transit your mettle is tested. I prefer to rest my case.
And all this time, we heaped bodies on bodies.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2004 – An inflatable boat carrying illegal Albanian emigrants stalls near the Karaburun Peninsula while on the way to Brindisi, Italy; exposure to the elements kills 28.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1349 – The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing Black Death, is rounded up and incinerated.

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