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Girls #6

Read all episodes of Girls Tony could tell from her voice. From the pauses and delayed replies. Her stubborn heart was wavering. “I didn’t kiss your cousin. Come over, babe. We can talk things through.” “I can’t. You know I can’t, Anthony. I’m sorry.”            There it was, the sign he needed. She didn’t believe he was completely guilty. If she did, she wouldn’t be on the phone to him and she wouldn’t call him Anthony. She had always insisted she didn’t like endearments but she liked to call him Anthony. Not Tony like others did. Just because she liked him more than everyone else did, she told him one day. “If you are telling the truth …that Jack likes you, how come you didn’t tell me?” “I didn’t wanna cause any problems between you two.” “Or you wanted to eat your cake and have it.” “Kehinde…” “I knew not…

Girls #5

I’m very sorry about the lateness of this episode. Thanks for all the comments. Have a great day. Thanks.   *** Lola hurried out of the room, shirt unbuttoned. “Did I hear you say Tony tried to kiss you?” “I… don’t think I should have gone to his house.” Jackie sobbed. “Don’t you dare blame yourself. Men are goats. I know them, believe me. Even the ones we think we can trust are future rapists!” “It wasn’t like that. He was trying to help me.” “That’s what they all say, sis.” Kenny had reached the bottom of the stairs before she realised what she was doing. She wanted to leave the house. She wanted to see Tony and hear him laugh with her. He would explain. Her cousin had misunderstood his intentions. “Don’t walk away cousin. Jackie needs us.” Her cousins followed her. Kenny aimed for the last step on…

Girls #4

Read Previous Episodes Of Girls Tony nearly dropped his coffee mug when the new school office assistant told him Jackie was at the school to see him. He hurried to the main office, questions running through his head. He thought he didn’t have to worry about Sunday anymore. One hand in her hair, tears spouting from her eyes like rain, she begged him not to tell anyone about what she said. His mother arrived and he drove her home, the hug she asked for, completely forgotten. Now she was in a tight-fitting dress. Hair straightened and down. Heels as high as tower blocks, holding a box of chocolates. “What are you doing here? Is everything okay?” “Morning Tony.” Jackie smiled. “What are you doing here?” There were a few sets of eyes on them. One belonging to Ahmed, his friend. The others were teachers that respected him. Yet, he knew…

Girls #3

Read Previous Episodes Of Girls Tony spent all day with Kenny and Jackie on Saturday. Visit to the London Eye. Walking the grounds around Big Ben, the Palace of Westminster and shelling out for extra size of whatever snack Kenny pointed at for Jackie. When he saw them come out together on Sunday after the church service, he sighed.       “Calm down, lover boy.” His mum was reapplying her lipstick. Sat beside him in tight fitting pants, big earrings and short hair, this was one of those days where she looked around the same age as him. One of his students had asked him one day if she was his sister when she brought him his gym back to the school.   The age gap had not always worked for them. At secondary school he was often embarrassed walking with her. She was in her twenties, wore shorts during summer and…

Girls #2

Read episode one of Olajumoke Omisore’s Girls “Did Tony hurt you?” Her uncle asked. His voice faltered as he said hurt.    Tony was waiting outside. Her uncle had asked him to wait outside after those incriminating words came out of her mouth.       “Pastor… Daddy.” Tony’s eyes were on her uncle but after she said what she said, he had glared at her as if she was someone else. Someone dangerous. “Get out,” her uncle had growled. “Right now, Anthony.” At that moment, she knew he would throw Tony out if he had to. If Tony didn’t run out. His tone, bearing and clenched fists took her to the evening when her eloquent uncle gabbled on like someone who didn’t know how to form sentences. Like someone whose brain had suddenly decided to stop working. Several years ago, it happened. He stammered. Swore to kill Uncle Kola with the wood…

Girls #1

Staring at his fiancée’s damp face, he realised what had woken him. He shifted towards her   and held her close. Kenny quivered in his arms.                    “Was it another nightmare?”   She nodded and shut her eyes. “What happened this time?” “Nothing much.” “Something happened,” Tony said. “Your nightie is damp and you won’t stop shaking. It was no ordinary dream.” “Go back to sleep.” She turned her back to him and curled up like a baby in its mother’s womb. His hand was on her waist. No longer around it, holding her. She had expertly squirmed away without him noticing. “I only want you to confide in me.” He was tired of asking questions that resulted in more questions in his head. He knew it was a man haunting her dreams. A relative. She said his name once in her sleep. One Friday night. Uncle Kola. Her tone held…

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