“I don’t think I can survive my daughter’s
absence.”I whispered to David.
“I’d become lonely without her…”I wiped a
“I’ve gat no one than her, she’s my
father,mother, husband, daughter and friend,
she’s all I’ve got, the only fountain my joy
“C’mon, stop talking that way, she’d be fine,
besides I’m her for you.”David wiped my
tears with a handkerchief.
I looked away.
“I’m trying to believe that she’s fine, its just
that, I think she’s in danger.”I told him,
hugging Eniola’s picture.
Just then, his phone rang.
“Hello?”David said. He listened for a while.
“Okay, Inspector, I’d be on my way now.
Yes, say 15 mins I’d be there.”
“my attention is needed at the police
station.”he explained to me.
“You don’t need to come along, just rest
okay?”he peered at me
I nodded quickly.
He searched my eyes for a while.
“please don’t do anything funny while I’m
away, okay? Or would you come along?”he
“Oh no, I’l be fine, don’t worry.”I wore a
“just take care.”he hesitated.
“Bye! Go now!”I shoved him to the door of
“Good riddance!”I whispered after he’s gone.
I quickly wrote a note to life, read my Bible,
prayed to God for forgiveness before
launching my target.
I sneaked out of the compound to avoid
Mummy Tola’s interrogations.
I walked swiftly, looking around at intervals
as though someone might see me.
The pond was few matres away, thank God I
wasn’t a good swimmer, I’d just drown
quitely, and then find myself in Heaven or
hell after a few moments.