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I’ve been a very naughty boy
and then there was no then
but land upon land
the voice alone devised
for the hearer himself
for company
and leave it at that.
The assassin with the three first names should have gone to the three-ring circus instead.
It was like a fucking circus in that house.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1968 – Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1768 – In London, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.

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