300 short stories:: story 116

story: “I Only Came to Use the Phone” 
author: Gabriel García Márquez 
year:  1992
where: home, kitchen table 
note: undercurrents reminiscent of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper 
a line: “He gave her a bishop’s blessing from the door, asked her to trust him, and disappeared forever.”
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