One and only
As she walked out of the school hall she failed to resist the urge to pull a breathless smile.
A smile at the thought of meeting her prince charming in less than ten minutes which seemed like ten days because she couldn't wait.
In the blink of an eye Mr send-butterflies-unto-her-tummy appeared merged into nonchalant air.
Although trying to be normal which failed him because his body language was obviously doing the talking for him.
Fury was consuming him and the worst part is he appeared and disappeared without a word.
She was reduced to pieces of confusion and emotional paralysis.
She finally found out after a few hours that he had torn pieces of mail found in her room from an ex boyfriend..and BECAUSE of that he denied her.Denied their baby saying it was someone else's.Denied her an explanation. Denied her forgiveness..denied her any trace of feeling to show and LEFT just like that
Her one and only was gone..all that was left to her was herself and the remaining evidence of their romance..
She was destroyed ..her world was shattered..it felt like gunshots directly ripped her chest open..
Had a choice to get rid of this embarrassing piece of evidence but it never happened..she kept the evidence.. maybe because at the time its the only part of her one and only which seemed to remain entwined to her or the only part of herself which was only left of her..
9months she endured the struggles..took the challenge and enrolled into single parenting academy where there was no tutor..no captain..no referee.. No coach...no nothing to guide her on the whats and what nots...save a few friends who had become her family..
She struggled to fight against all the odds witnessed in raising a child..believed in her one and only self...spared herself the luxury and moulded that evidence into something meaningful and independent..It is because of her that this piece is brought to life..hyperbolic as it may be..the facts hold much density... She is that ONE and ONLY woman
Copyright © Aaliyah Tamara Guma | Year Posted 2015
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