I’m sending parts and flowers
in another body
and to say this
coloured windowpanes
scar, departure
careless of façade.
The fashion of invasion.
I’m so thin I’m starting to look fashionable.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1258 – Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1947 – Crowds gathered at shop windows in Paris to see Christian Dior’s New Look fashion – longer skirts, nipped-in waists and padded shoulders.

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