About Two Women

Fiction Mark Hage

It was about a plant. One plant to water, once a month.
   There was no mention of terms, or money for rent, just a
telephone number to call in the ad.

You call. You meet at the corner of Bethune. She recognizes
you. You laugh. You wore a red carnation per her instructions, in
a lapel you  [...]

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Issue 23



Fall 2015


Mark Hage lives in New York City.


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