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What are the islands to me?
before the mirror
un-angered among the willows
it’s dark now in the room of the heart
the children have played with paper
evening swallows the kissing shadows.
Camp fires, quaint hell, burn up mellow marsh.
Burn me when I die, okay?

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1778 – James Cook is the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the “Sandwich Islands”.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1884 – Dr. William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Jesus Christ Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the United Kingdom.

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