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I’m mid flight
in the Book of Elements
numeral dark
curvetted.
Blood pours bright out of dark veins.
Such bloodshed you never imagined, until only a few pairs of stunned eyes dared continue to stare.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2002 – Israeli forces seize the Palestinian freighter Karine A in the Red Sea, finding 50 tons of weapons.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 2015 – Boko Haram militants raze the entire town of Baga in north-east Nigeria, with as many as 2,000 people having been killed.

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