…AND ỌNỤ HATED LOVE (part 1) by Chijioke Ngobili

Blood dripped. Body jerked repeatedly. Temperature high. “Nurse, Nurse! Call the doctor, call the doctor!” Voices yelled. Everyone was in panic, busy and at alert. “Hi? I’m Dr. Ọnụ. How are you now?” The patient managed to look at the face from the sick bed. Everywhere was still misty in...

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MUMMY

She smiles again. She’s always happy whenever she’s around me. I make her happy. Ever since we’ve met, I’ve always called her “mummy.” Isn’t she mummy? She cares for me, just like my mother. She does things, she is not obligated to. She scolds me when necessary, and serves as...

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PAUSE

It was a very strange thing. He loved her; loved her since the first time he had met her but she was in a serious relationship – or so she said. But it was pretty clear that she liked him, because no matter what she was doing she would make...

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