My lips
scattered public
where, now and then
god knows you
your love
doesn’t count.
Even sneak attacks eventually need an explanation.
She took elocution lessons and changed her hairstyle so that even I didn’t recognise her.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 2011 – Beginning of the Syrian Civil War.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 493 – Odoacer, the first barbarian King of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, is slain by Theoderic the Great, king of the Ostrogoths, while the two kings were feasting together. 1956 – My Fair Lady debuts on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.

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