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KOLA’S MOTHERLY TROUBLES
by A Loco Viva Voce « on: November 22, 2015, 12:52:41 PM »




Hello readers! It’s still GUEST POST WEEKEND and today’s Guest Post is a flash fiction story titled KOLA’S MOTHERLY TROUBLES also written by Michael Inioluwa Oladele. If you missed Micheal’s previous Guest Post titled MASTERS OF EUPHEMISM, click the link to read it.

Are you a writer? Or do you know a writer? Email your write-ups to guestpost@alocovivavoce.com for a chance to have your work published on GUEST POST WEEKEND!

Read Micheal’s story after the cut and enjoy!


KOLA’S MOTHERLY TROUBLES

Kola and his mother sat in silence for almost thirty minutes, each one avoiding the other’s eye. He knew what his mother had come for and his was not ready for it.

Mama also sat there stubbornly and then concluded that if Kolawole was not going to raise the issue, she would. ‘Kolawole,’ Mama called. ‘Yes…’ He answered still gazing at the white-brown ceiling.

‘I need money.’

‘Mama money again? Just last week I gave you twenty thousand naira and now you are here again, Mama today is sunday ooo’ Kolawole lamented.

‘Can’t I ask my child for money again? The child I carried in my belly for nine months? The one I breastfed for-‘

‘Ok Ok’ Kolawole interrupted impatiently.’What do you need money for? Tell me and I will give you.’

Mama blinked twice, and then stood up nervously and turned her back on Kolawole. She did not want to tell her son that the fetish priest had requested for some other things for the sacrifice, but now she saw that there was no way Kolawole was going to give her the money if she remained secretive. And so she said:

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