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Dad called again! This time I was there to answer his call.

Me: Hello

Him: (Silent)

Me: Tata thetha kaloku.

Him: (Silent)

Me: Bye tata. Uzophinde ufone xa ufuna uthetha. (hanging up)

That was yesterday. He hasn’t called. And I’m here wondering to hell and back what it is that he wants to say to me. Mom says he’s going to call.

“Just give him time. When he’s ready, he’ll talk,” she says.

“What time, mama?” my voice lets me down again. Now, I’m speaking exactly in the way my parents told me not to speak, raising my voice. But what really irks me is the soft, calculated way in which my mother speaks.

“Mama, what’s going on?” This time I remember to be my mother’s obedient daughter.

“When are you coming home, Zinzi?”

“Ngomso,” I say, “But you’re not just going to change the topic like that. What’s going on, mama?”

“Look, Zinzi I’ve got to go. Just come home, nana!”

“I’m coming mama!” I scream the words, but she has dropped the phone already. My parents are cowards!!! Something’s up and no one has the guts to say it to me! I know it.

ZZ xx

11 Responses

  1. i wonder what is it

    sihle falithenjwa
    20 Mar 2017 at 11:17
  2. I Wonder What’s Really Going On With This Family…🙇

    2 Mar 2017 at 07:50
  3. Baba ube gula manje useshonile

    Thabiso mokoena
    21 Feb 2017 at 08:38
  4. So curious to know what’s gonna happen

    18 Feb 2017 at 19:32
  5. I wonder what was going on with her parents

    18 Feb 2017 at 14:47
  6. hmmmmmm

    13 Feb 2017 at 19:10
  7. Yoyo I wonder kuzothini ngoku.rebatla hotseba

    leputla G
    18 Jan 2017 at 22:32
  8. Curious to know yazi

    29 Dec 2016 at 17:51
    • Nami thandi ndi curious yaz

      leputla G
      18 Jan 2017 at 22:34
  9. I wonder wat is it.

    29 Dec 2016 at 13:47
    • Really want to know what’s going on

      18 Mar 2017 at 12:32

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