me: "Hide under the bed or something don't you
just stand there" I whispered.
Thabo:" When he opens that door he will hurt you. I
can't allow that to happen ok" I pushed him
me:" I will deal with consequences when I meet
them. Just hide please if he founds you here. He
will go mad please" he sighed in defeat.
"Open the Fuckin door Thandolwethu shit!!" I took
few deep breaths and opened the door.
He just pushed the door and let himself in.
Lubanzi:" Who was here??"He looked around the
room and went to the window. Opened the
"Who was fuckin here?? I can smell a man in here"
he walks towards me. I took steps back.
Lubanzi:" Who was fuckin here??" he grabbed my
me:"No one please believe me"He tighten his grip
on my neck. I was already crying.
Lubanzi:"Talk bitch!" I tried to fight him. He was
now holding me with both of his hands he was
lifting me up.
me:"I'm...I...m..s.o..o..r.y sorry!". I held on his
Lubanzi:"Meaning there was a nigga here!!"I closed
my eyes I could feel them role back.
"Dady!!" I couldn't make who said that between Tia
and Tasha but he fastly let go of my neck. My body
hit the floor I slept there helpless and coughing.
I opened my eyes and he was already out with the
twins. I tried to stand up but I couldn't. I sat there
for 2 more minutes and he got in.
Lubanzi:"I want your phone's and your laptop. Since
you are a big girl and bring boys here. You are not
allowed to walk out of the house" i nodded.
"Do you here me?"he half shout.
me:" Cristal Clear" He took my things and walked
Thabo finally got out under the bed. He Cursed
Thabo:"Is this guy Crazy??"he closed the door and
locked it. he help me up to the bed.
me:"Pl..e.. ase leave I don't want more trouble" He
closed his eyes.
Thabo:"I'm sorry" I faintly smiled.
Thabo:"Take this phone don't hesitate to call me if
you need help. Make sure he doesn't know about it"
I nodded between the tears.
Thabo:"Take care you going to be out here soon
ok?" i nodded in hope. He kissed my forehead.
me:"T.h.a.n.k..... You" I said with my husky voice.
Thabo:"We will talk over the phone" I nodded.
he walked to the window and jumped out. I slept
with my stomach and let the tears fall.
The following day.
I was woken up by someone banging the door I
sighed. And Frustratedly get out of bed to go open
"Morning"my sister said bubbly .
Nicole:"Are you okay"I nodded.
"You don't look okay to me"She shrugged. I
laughed she's so clever.
me:" I'm fine baby Where are the twins??"She rolled
her cute dark eyes.
Nicole:"Sleeping please wake up. I'm hungry"
Thank God it was June holidays
she wasn't going
me:"Give me two minutes"She nodded I kissed her
forehead and walked to the bathroom.
(Lubanzi talking to his mother over the phone)
Lubanzi's mother:"Yes baby" he sighed.
Lubanzi:"Please tell Asanda's family that the
meeting have been postponed."
Lubanzi's mother:"What?why?" she asked curiously.
Lubanzi:"My wife is sick. I have to take care of her
i won't have time for guests." Lubanzi's mother
Lubanzi's mother:"So sweet baby. You've grown
up"She said proudly.
Lubanzi:"Yeah yeah so can you please tell them
Lubanzi didn't want his mother and his late wife's
family to know about him abusing Thando.
Lubanzi's mother:"Ofcourse Makoti's health comes
first" Lubanzi sighed in relief.
Lubanzi:"You are the best mother in the world" She
Lubanzi's mother:"I know and im proud of you".
Lubanzi kept quiet for a while.
Lubanzi:"I have to go mom"
Lubanzi's:"Bye Sweety" He hung up.
He sighed and took Thando's phone and went
through it. Did he regret what he did yesterday??
No he was actually proud of himself..
The phone rang I jumped in fright and walked out
the bathroom. Rushed to it and answered. I went
back to the bathroom and locked the door.
Thabo:"How are you feeling today" I smiled.
me:"I'm good and you??"Thabo sighed.
Thabo:"Not so good. I couldn't sleep I kept on
thinking about what happened yesterday. I'm sorry" I
could here how sincere he is.
me:"It ok I'm better now"
Thabo:"Good I will call you later. make sure that
phone is on silent mode. I don't want Lubanzi to
know about this"
me:"Ok I will"
me:"Thank you" I could here from his breathing. his
Thabo:"It nothing bye"I hung up with a smile.
"Thandolwethu are you doing to lock yourself there
forever?? I want food woman"I Huffed. Lubanzi was
really annoying to the level of point where I wanted
to kill Him.
(Thando's mother Knocked to Dr Drew's office)
She was feeling nervous. What If she get caught??.
She sighed and opened Dr Drew's office door as he
said she should come in.
Dr Drew:"Morning Mem"he politely smiled.
Thando's mother:"Morning Doctor" She smiled back
Dr Drew:"You can sit down please"
Thando's mother:"Thank you" she sat down at the
small couch facing Dr Drew's desk.
Dr Drew:"What can I do for you??" Thando's mother
Thando's mother:"I want to apologise for my past
behavior. I was selfish and not thinking" Dr Drew
Dr Drew:"I'm glad Mem you should really eat your
treatment the way you suppose to. Or something
will go wrong" Thando's mother nodded.
Thando's mother:"I know Doctor and I'm sorry" Dr
"Can I ask a favor please" Dr Drew looked at her
Thando's mother:"I want to write a letter for my
daughter. To apologise for what I've done."
Dr Drew:"So you need a paper and a pen"Thando's
Thando's mother:"And envelope" Dr Drew stood up.
Dr Drew:"Wait here I will be back soon" Thando's
mother nodded he walked out.
She looked around Dr Drew's desk. She saw a
pocket of Razor blade. She smiled and took it.
"What are you doing"she got the fright of her life.
Thando's mother:"Oh it you doctor" She said
holding her chest.
Dr Drew:" What are you doing ??" he walked over to
Thando's mother:"I was eeerh I was looking for a
toilet paper yes! I was looking for a toilet paper. I
wanted to blow my nose" She said nervously hoping
Dr Drew believes her lies.
Dr Drew: "oh okay here are your things"she sighed
silently and took them.
Thando's mother:"Thank you Doctor"he nodded and
she walked out.
She looked around the passage of the hospital
Hoping to see her husband. What have she done
now? He only came once and never returned. She
sighed and got in her ward.
she sat down on her bed. She started writing.
"I am tired. It's not the kind of tired that you can
simply sleep off and rise from refreshed. It's the
kind of tired that makes functioning at a "normal"
level seem absolutely exhausting.---" the letter
didn't stop there it continued.