part 9 the blessed soul

His mom came in. I let go of MJ . Ma- Hello Tlhogi Tlhogi- Hi Ma Ma- You didn't go to school today? Tlhogi- Yes I didn't have any classes to attend Ma- Hau MJ do you have to be so rude? Give her something to drink Tlhogi- No I'm okay Ma. Thanks Ma- Okay Tlhogi- My mom loved your biscuits. She said thanks Ma- I'm glad she loved them Tlhogi- Umm Ma Ma- Yes? Tlhogi- MJ told me that his dad is not getting any better. I'm really sorry to hear that Ma- It's really tough. Everyday when I wake up I don't know what to expect. What if I wake up one day only to receive a call telling me that he's no more Tlhogi- You shouldn't have negative thoughts Ma- I don't know what to do anymore MJ- I'll figure something out Ma- MJ MJ- I really wanna help Ma Ma- But it's my job to provide for my kids MJ- Yeah but I'm not a kid anymore. I'm a man and since my dad was admitted to hospital I have to be the man of the house. I shouldn't let you and Kagiso suffer Ma- Tlhogi you're lucky. Let's only hope one day when you start a family he'll be like this. MJ- I have to. Tlhogi- You're a man now MJ- One thing my dad always told me was that I shouldn't let things fall apart while I sit and do nothing Tlhogi- You'll be fine Ma- I'll be in the bedroom Tlhogi- Let's take a walk. Get some air Tlhogi- Let me get my cap . He got his cap and we took a walk while holding hands. People were looking at us and that gave me the satisfaction I needed. I know they were probably pissed with the fact that MJ and I are still together. . MJ- What are they looking at? Tlhogi- We look good together MJ- Plus you're beautiful Tlhogi- And you're handsome MJ- The guys can look but they won't get you Tlhogi- Same applies to the ladies MJ- Did I tell you that some girl was hitting on me the other day? Tlhogi- What? MJ- Can you imagine? Some people Ma Ma- But it's my job to provide for my kids MJ- Yeah but I'm not a kid anymore. I'm a man and since my dad was admitted to hospital I have to be the man of the house. I shouldn't let you and Kagiso suffer Ma- Tlhogi you're lucky. Let's only hope one day when you start a family he'll be like this. MJ- I have to. Tlhogi- You're a man now MJ- One thing my dad always told me was that I shouldn't let things fall apart while I sit and do nothing Tlhogi- You'll be fine Ma- I'll be in the bedroom Tlhogi- Let's take a walk. Get some air Tlhogi- Let me get my cap . He got his cap and we took a walk while holding hands. People were looking at us and that gave me the satisfaction I needed. I know they were probably pissed with the fact that MJ and I are still together. . MJ- What are they looking at? Tlhogi- We look good together MJ- Plus you're beautiful Tlhogi- And you're handsome MJ- The guys can look but they won't get you Tlhogi- Same applies to the ladies MJ- Did I tell you that some girl was hitting on me the other day? Tlhogi- What? MJ- Can you imagine? Some people Nxa Tlhogi- She found you incredibly attractive MJ- How about you sleep over at my house tonight? Tlhogi- Why? MJ- Don't you wanna wake up next to me in the morning? Tlhogi- I do MJ- Then what's the problem? Tlhogi- I didn't say there's a problem. I just asked why you wanna have me at your place tonight MJ- My mom knows you and your mom knows me. It won't be a problem coz it's not like you're sneaking out Tlhogi- Yeah MJ- So what do you say? Tlhogi- Sharp MJ- Good Tlhogi- I'll have to tell my mom first MJ- I understand Tlhogi- Let's go to the shop MJ- Why? Tlhogi- I need airtime . We got to the shop and I bought airtime. We saw Khumo approaching the shop . Khumo- Eita MJ- Sho Khumo- Sweety Tlhogi- .... MJ- That's my girl you're talking to. Watch what you say to her Khumo- Chill dude. I'm only tryna be nice MJ- What for? Khumo- Calm down MJ. You're starting to sound like an insecure boyfriend MJ- I trust my girl. I just hate it when people try to hit on her in my presence Khumo- Arg dude. Chill MJ- Chill? For what? Tlhogi- Baby let him MJ- ..... Khumo- Listen to your girl MJ- .... Khumo- Umm babe girl can I buy you a drink MJ- Are you undermining her or me coz right now you're pushing me to the edge. Tlhogi is my girl and what you're doing now is out of line Khumo- It's not like you can afford that drink anyway. And my sister looks thirsty. Am I wrong sweetheart? . MJ grabbed Khumo by his shirt . Khumo- Leave me alone. Do you know how much this shirt is? It can pay for your varsity fees MJ- I don't give a fuck about your damn shirt. Leave my girl alone . Tlhogi- Baby let him go. He's not worth it . I managed to calm him down then we walked away .

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