300 short stories:: story 129

story: The 37

author: Mary Miller

year: 2016

where: Fiumicino Airport, Roma

note: thinking of my own call home some March ago ago ago… And wow, something about this protagonist reminds me of Muriel Spark! I’m hooked! Sunk!

a line: “I was in tears by the time I called my mother. I’ve been sitting on this hill for an hour, I said, over an hour, and I’m about to lose it.”

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