PART 5 Juldeh loved going to her Aunt’s house. It always felt like a holiday as her Aunt spoiled her with gifts and cooked anything she wanted. She really fancied living with her, but her father refused. Instead, she had to live with him and his mean wife and younger half-brother. “It is okay, though;Continue reading “Down The Deserted Road”
He had planned to send her away to live with his grandmother in the village after the birth of their child so she can learn how to be a real wife and would replace her with a new, younger bride. He already had someone in mind. That would teach Kajata to respect him.
PART 2 Kajata missed her family and friends. Her husband could not afford to live in the city, so they had to relocate to the outskirts of town, away from everyone she knew. Mamadu constantly whined about his work commute to the city centre. He also said that Kajata should be thankful because all sheContinue reading “Down The Deserted Road”
Part 1 She slowly opened her eyes to the gentle sound of her father’s voice, telling her it is time for school. Kajata disliked waking up early, but the melodious sound of her father’s voice, gentle shakes and sometimes even tickles sure made the process better. “Immoh,” he said. “Yes, Baba,” she replied. KajataContinue reading “Down The Deserted Road”