We experience the death of a near relative
and the thought of it
surfaces which are depths, brought to light and shadow
our anthropological nihilism
clothing we might put on
or off.
If you cross slivers with splinters, you hurt.
But by spring, they paid in silver.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1928 – The “Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God”, commonly known as Opus Dei, is founded by Saint Josemaría Escrivá.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1889 – In Colorado, Nicholas Creede strikes it rich in silver during the last great silver boom of the American Old West.

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