part 320 of a novel: graham

Once a person called my phone and said, “Hello is Graham there?” I was not Graham. I said, “No.” They said, “Hmmm.” I told them I think they had the wrong number. They thought about this. They hung up. A few more people called asking for Graham. Then after a few weeks no one called asking for Graham. I do not know what happened to Graham. Another time someone called and said, “Hello, how are you? I think we talked last Wednesday. You had been mowing your lawn.” I told them I hadn’t been mowing my lawn. I said, “I don’t have a lawn.” They said, “Okay,” and hung up. A week later they called again and said the same thing about my lawn. This time I said, “My lawn died three years ago.”

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