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Flash Fiction: Very Short Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Water through Space Summary

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Water through Space Summary

Water

A woman waters plants for her ex-boyfriend—he has given her a key to his apartment for that purpose. Walking over to his apartment, she sees him and his new lover sitting by the river. She enters the apartment and turns the gas stove on without lighting it. She leaves and locks the door behind her. She imagines that her ex and his new lover will soon be lighting their cigarettes after sex. She finally recognizes that it is over between her and her former lover.

Stockings

Henry Dobbins is a big strong fellow. On raids in Vietnam, he always puts a pair of his girlfriend's pantyhose over his face. He feels it protects him. The platoon starts to believe it protects them as well. When Henry gets a dear john letter from his girlfriend, he is saddened but then eases...

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