MY WORLD.

Kylie 001.

There is a tall tree that overlooks the fence of my house, it is a cassava tree, it stands high above the short fence, accompanied by other tress of it’s kind. I can see the tress from the window of my bedroom.

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UNREQUITED. (18+)

There are thing’s we have control over, but whom we fall in love with isn’t one of them – that just happens, otherwise people would choose the very best of person’s for themselves.

My name is Bimpe, and this is my story.

It all begun on a Friday in September, that Friday started off like any other day, Ene and I woke up, had our baths and rushed out for Lectures, we later returned to our hostel, prepared lunch, ate and just chilled on our beds. As we lay engrossed with our phones, she informed me about a party she had to attend later that night and asked that I go with her, I didn’t really know the celebrant but for lack of a better way to spend my Friday night, I agreed and tagged along.

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Repercussion.

PRESENT DAY.

Mike hadn’t come home in the past weeks, I kept calling him but he refused to pick my calls. I got a blue tick every time I sent him a WhatsApp message – he was reading them yet he wasn’t replying.

I moved through the motions with everyday that went by, I was besides myself with pain then, Monday morning happened! That day started off like any other day, I prepared my girls for school and they hopped on the school bus and waved me goodbye. I stepped into the shower and took a bath. I had just come out of the shower when I heard a knock on my door,

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CHINELO.

In the summer of the Year 2017, my family and I moved to the suburbs. Dad had just bought a house there and I was ecstatic. Mum didn’t seem to like the move so much, she missed the city life, but I didn’t mind at all. I liked the quietness, there were no cars horning their way through in the early hours of the morning and there was no traffic! Our home was big and we even had a yard! Dad had a swing installed right in the center of the yard, I loved it! I would sit on the swing in the cool of the evenings reading a book.

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UCHENNA’S STORY (PART 2)

Uchenna’s palm felt almost numb. He had been holding the tumbler all the while he was on that call. He took a sip from the glass, but it did not soothe his senses anymore, the drink had gone warm. He pulled his weight forward, placing the tumbler on the table in front of him.

He had just spoken with Pearl, he almost could not believe it! She called him, after so many Years of silence. But it was not the kind of call he would have wanted, he had thought that she was happy, believed completely that she was.

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UCHENNA’S STORY. (PART 1)

Uchenna took a sip from the tumbler in his grip. He shut his eyes as the chilled orange juice travelled down his dry throat. It had been a long day at work, and Holland’s summer had him feeling clampy all afternoon. He relaxed further into the couch, enjoying the refreshing feeling of the drink.

The ring on his phone caused his eyes to open.

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THE OTHER WOMAN.

The sounds of cutlery clinking against plates rang through the medium sized dinning room. Happy chatter and laughter echoed through it’s warm gray walls. Various colourful dishes adorned the long marble top table, filling the air with sweet aroma.

Kayla put a little bit of everything on her plate, she was determined to fill her stomach with the dishes she had missed from her mother’s kitchen.

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