"No luck again??"Mom asked dad as he got in.
he walked upstairs.
We were now staying in Cape town we got back
from Ethiopia 2 years ago.
mom:"What are we going to do??"
she sank down the floor.
me:"We going to be alright mom Please don't cry"I
Just after I got back 3 months after the kidnapping
thing. Dad got fired from his work we've been
struggling since than. I couldn't finish my degree I
couldn't find a job either.
"I think we have to do it Maka Candice"Mom
jumped from me.
mom:"Bbe No we can't sell our daughter No"dad
looked at me. I knew what that meant.
I stood up leaving them talking. I still remember
how dad treated me bad because of a Revenge
Failed. He blamed me for everything He once
slapped me so hard just because I dropped the
glass . Things are not the way they used to be
There's no Family love anymore.
I just wonder how life would be if Cassandra didn't
die. If I'm still with Innocent. I took his picture and
look at it. I always sleep with it under my pillow.
"I love you"I kissed it after that.
Maybe he have moved on maybe he have forgot
about me. All my life I will leave wondering.
The argument got louder in the living room I could
hear dad roaring and mom screaming on top of her
"We can as well leave you not selling my daughter.
She's young to get married"Mom said shouting.
I couldn't make what dad was saying it like he was
Mom walked in my room. Judging by her eyes she
have been crying.
Mom:"Can I sleep with you Tonight??"I nodded and
moved she got in.
me:"Are you ok??"She sighed.
mom:"Turn around"I turned around my back was
facing her. She held me tighter.
me:"Mom are you ok??"She played with my hair.
mom:"No matter what happens
just know we love
you. Your dad and i love you so much." I closed my
me:"I wish dad can say those words"
mom:"His still angry bbe but I'm 100 percent sure
he loves you."I nodded but not believing it.
"We selling most of our furniture tomorrow"I
That how we leave now. I sold most of my things
my fashion clothes Most of my shoes and my cell
I'm now left with 2 pairs of jeans 3 skirts 3 tops
and 1 pair of shoes.
me:"Do you think things will ever be normal
mom:"Maybe someday in the future I don't know
baby but let hope so"I closed my eyes.
me:"Goodnight I love you mommy"
mom:"I love you too"
Woke up early in the morning feeling better than
yesterday. I look at the time and smiled maybe
things will be better if I make breakfast for them.
I made eggs with fried tomato since we only afford
only these things for breakfast.
I looked for Dad's tray only to remember we've sold
it since it white glassy expensive tray. I took the
After some couple of minutes I woke them up.
They were surprised.
Mom:"Wow"I smiled boldly.
Dad:"I missed your cooking"I grinned. They sat
down and ate we were talking and laughing. It been
long I missed this.
Me:"Dad"He looked up .
"I want to apologise for what I did. I know I failed
everyone and I'm sorry. Maybe this is why we have
bad luck. I'm truly sorry"
There was silence for sometime.
Dad:"it okay princess but to show how sorry you
are. I want you to do something for us your
family"I quickly nodded. I would do anything for my
Dad:"Not now Maka Candice we talked about
this"mom quickly stood up and walked out.
Me:"Is everything ok??"
Dad:"Yes we will talk later"He stood up.
"Thanks for the breakfast"
I smiled nodding.
He walked out leaving me Smiling but still curious
about the thing they are fighting about with mom. It
non of my business anyway.