The Couple In Economy

Short character study written on the train home

The affair had begun in late summer, as most seem to do, the leaves flooding the grasses and the sun dimming in heat and hours. She was young and unextraordinary, he was wealthy and bored of his wife. And so it has been, is, and will be in the lives of thousands of lovers yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Why her?

Anthropologist with an awful lot to say about everything. Opinions entirely my own. Usually. madelaine@madelainehanson.co.uk

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