‘Good afternoon ma’ I greeted my mom She
did not utter any word so I decided to walk
towards my room.
‘hey we do you think you are going to?’ my
mom disrupted my movement
‘so all this while you’ve been coming back from
school late telling me you were reading were
all tales abi? You are a snake, Ann you are
snake’ my mom lamented with shame all over
‘now tell me who is the father of the baby’ my
mom demanded I gazed gently at my step
father that maintained mute while my mom
was busy talking I pointed at him bending my
face towards the floor.
My mom looked at my step father trying to ask
‘Honey I don’t know whats she’s saying oh i’m
not responsible for anything ooo’ my step father
rushed his words
‘now tell me who is responsible for pregnancy’
my mom said as she turned her head to me, I
insisted it was him and he kept on denying my
mom stood up from the couch to where I was
standing and gave me a slap on my face and
she called me all sorts of names I entered my
room and locked up my self. I fell to my face
on top of my mattress and cried I was helpless
the only thing I was thinking was committing
suicide. I cried until slept off .
‘grnn , grnnn, grnnnn’ the sound of my
alarm waked me then the time was 6.am I
set my alarm to 6.am so I could finish my
house chores on time before going to school.
I stood up by this time I was stil on my school
uniform I took my bag pack and left the house
tiptoeing so my mom will not question me, I
went to school very early that day and the main
gate in our school was locked the official time
for school I 8.am so I decided to stroll round
the neighborhood before 8.am.
at 8:15 am I arrived the school and lessons
commenced not until 10.am when a junior
student came to my class and told the teacher
in our class that the principal instructed him to
I quickly jumped on my feet with my heart
‘Why will the principal send for me’ I said to my
self while walking towards the principal’s office.
To Be Continued…