The Long Wait: Chapter 3

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Chapter 3 The second half of the journey was one she had prayed wouldn’t happen. The traffic was moving rather too slowly and time was definitely not on her side. …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 11

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Chapter 11 For the first time in a few years, Kemi woke up with a smile on her face, happy to face the new day. She had moved back in …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 10

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Chapter 10 Kemi’s laughter resonated round the shop. She was feeling much better already. Another word to describe her is resilient. She was a hard nut to crack. “Let’s talk …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 8

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Chapter 8 “Fraccck!” Kemi screeched as she alighted from the bus, entering into the heavy rain, she immediately felt a cold chill down her spine and remained frozen on the …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 9

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Chapter 9 An hour later she was on the verge of passing out, tired and weak, but she was so close to home and that was her consolation. “Kemi!” She …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 7

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Chapter 7 Like magic it was unreal. The almajiri girl stormed off, picked up a bowl and walked back towards Kemi. Kemi noticed the content of the bowl was yellowish …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 6

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Chapter 6 Kemi walked without stopping, eager to get away from what became another disappointment to her. The awful feeling never hurt less each time. She got on the first …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 4

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Chapter 4 Patience is a virtue, Kemi constantly reminded herself while she sat down waiting. She was so pressed and needed to use the toilet. She turned her gaze to …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 5

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Chapter 5 A group of people were coming out of the building and Tolani was one of them. To say she was ecstatic is an understatement, she was overjoyed. She …

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The Long Wait: Chapter 2

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Chapter 2 Kemi usually enjoyed the leisure night, but tonight things were different. She reached into her bag for her almost worn-out headset, scrolled through her playlist and settled for …

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