Embers blaze in your eyes
and you flash like a mirror
this encounter with you
a temporal farewell
leaning on your forehead, the day
the mountains agree
that much is exact in space.
Discoveries are trials of the imagination.
She watched a kind man squeezed unto death by the panicked crowd.

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1991 – Ötzi the Iceman is discovered by German tourists.

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

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1692 – Giles Corey is pressed to death after refusing to plead in the Salem witch trials.

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