Tearless eyesight
if that’s even possible
and now the minute had ants
succulent raw beings
corners that sounded like salvos
veined parking stalls
nothing halfway.
The state assasinates as a condition of its possibility.
The priest said, “Look to that group and see that they are doing to make us really see them,” and Mama said, “Uh-huh,” and nodded up and down.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2011 – The attempted assassination of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1912 – The African National Congress is founded.

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