There is nobody: only open leaves
the light-heartedness of foxtail
tiptoeing atop nine decomposing couplets.
We are headed back to the beginning.
Everything begins with the letter A.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2002 – Daniel Pearl, American journalist and South Asia Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal, kidnapped January 23, 2002, is beheaded and mutilated by his captors.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1884 – The first volume (A to Ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.

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