My experience in my previous life made me realise that only trained and hardened criminals will be able to look into your eyes, even when they are lying. And the inability of Agatha to look me in the eyes the following day made me realise that she had also betrayed me.After long hours of avoiding me, I caught her chatting with Alicia and Betty, walked closer to her and mumbled, "hi, Agatha. Can we have a private chat?""Em... As you can see, I am busy with my colleagues. Maybe you should come back or say it out loud.""That's not the best way to treat a friend. Especially a best friend. But never mind, just tell me if you hear from Paul or not.""I didn't hear from him," Agatha let out. "Are you sure?" I asked back. "My mind tells me that you have already collected the chickens and eaten them... That's a cruel way to treat a pal."Before Agatha respond, Betty stepped closer to me and asked, "who is your pal?.. Agatha? Oh no, Jasmine. She is just using you like the rest of us.""Sto
After my encounter with Betty and the three Musketeers, I wobbled towards my cot, climbed the steps and laid down on the soft mattress. Since my stomach is still filled with roasted chicken, I didn't bother to ask for my dinner. Who needs grubs when my stomach is filled with toasted meat?'Let then give that to some hungry kids,' I murmured to myself, close my eyes and was lost in thought.Whenever I am alone, I am always bedevilled in my mind with the memory of my past life. At last, I wish I had acted otherwise. Perhaps, if I had been a little bit kind, more loving, extra-religious, and less glamorous. Maybe I wouldn't have ended up in this pitiable condition. As a celebrity, I had spent an active life, devoid of time for frivolity, and never bother about my spiritual life. I don't believe in giving to the needy, have no pity towards my fellow human, and see anyone poor as a lazy fellow. 'The world is filled with different opportunities to make money, so if you aren't making it
My nose caught the aroma of roasted chicken as I stepped into Mother Maggie's compartment, and without being told, I knew that a bowl of chicken is my birthday gift."Come here, Darling... Yes-. Let me put you on the chair."For the first time since I can remember, I feel sad at the sight of the bowl of roasted chickens, and coming from my favourite company seemed not to lessen my melancholy mood. "Tea or coffee?""Cup of tea, with lots of sugar and milk.""Did you know that too much sugar is not good for a male child?" Mother Maggie asked. She filled a cup to the brim with tea from the pewter on the table, add four cubes of sugar and lots of powdered milk, and her face twinkled with excitement as she placed the tea on the table between us.My eyes darted around for a sealed package, and Mother Maggie followed my gaze and sighed. "I learned that you love roasted chicken, and that is why I bought a bowl for you. It contains twelve pieces of chicken wings, onions and lots of pepper."
Betty didn't exaggerate, Mac-Bernard produce the tastiest roasted chicken in the world. Soft and succulent, the meats from the chicken had filled my stomach, and all I need to be contented is a cup of cold water.After peeping from my hideout, I stepped out of the grassland and walked towards our hall. And I was still glowing from the pleasure of the delicious chicken when I saw Betty and Agatha arguing at the back of a tree nearby.'Oh my gosh! What's the way out?' I asked myself, turned left and increase my stride."Hey. Jasmine, cover here," Betty cried out."Is he running away?" Agatha asked."A moment, Betty. I am thirsty and need a cup of cold water.""Damn you, Jasmine. Come here now before I lose my attitude.""I need to drink some -.""You are not taking any steps, except towards us," Betty cried out."Okay... Okay. No need to yell!""There is always a need to yell when someone sends you to give me some money and you decide to keep them for yourself."Betty and Agatha stood w
Based on my promise to Mother Maggie, I law low and tried to behave like a normal two years old baby. Yet still, living a normal life seemed impossible for an adult that is trapped in a baby's body. After my night on top of the water reservoir, most of the nuns who heard my story ignored me, and I was left alone most of the time.To be candid, I love my loneliness, and I sometimes summoned my only friend for chitchat. As far as I was made to believe, some souls were turned into light and automated voices, and they must monitor us and then inform us of our tasks. The systems were unfortunate souls like us, trapped in the air, and will remain messengers to the supreme beings. The system attached to me was the soul of a formal dictator of an African state, and he had been serving as a mediator between the heavenly being and their unfortunate specimen for thousands of years.And because I am in a lively mood today, I eat my meal earlier and hurried out of sight. And I was laying under
Never trust a bitch!.. Bingo the dog had proved this saying to be nothing but the truth. All my effort to call it close to me proceed abortively, and when Mother Maggie, Alicia and Betty see my unwillingness to follow them, they all gawked at me for a while, hissed and walked off. I can hear Mother Maggie as she cries on her way, "I can't believe I paid Paul and Barnabas a thousand dollars for nothing... This baby is still possessed and all their exorcism is in vain.""Won't he follow us?" Alicia asked. "He will come when he is hungry. We can't wait here the whole day for him," Betty announced."Yes. We need to attend to other normal babies, and not waste the whole of today on a possessed baby," Mother Maggie mumbled, waved at the two nuns and said, "go and give attention to the rest of the babies while I make some calls."I watched them go, sighed and sat at the root of a tall tree, and then groaned out loud in fear. My source of worry is Mother maggie's threat. To say the fact,
Hearing the system had no useful information made me groan with despair, sighed and dismissed the annoying glittering light with a wave of my hand. And when it blinked out of existence, I removed the white cover of the black reservoir, turned it upside, and curled up inside the bowl-shaped cover. After several minutes of admiring the stars in the sky, I close my eyes and was lost in thought. I love gazing at the stars. Maybe it is because I don't have the chance to watch the beauty that adorned the sky at night. I was so busy in my past life and anything that has nothing to do with making money is out of my way.Being born under different circumstances, I always stood in awe whenever I see the beauty of nature.'Hmm... Hmmm!'The sound of a mosquito jerked me out of my reverie.In anger, I raised my hand and targeted the tiny insect as it perched on my nose.'Gush! Did you have to sing before you suck my blood?' I descended with fury and smack my face, felt a hot sting, followed b
I stood up from the tiny mattress, yawned out loud and hurried out of the chapel. The sky was deserted of stars and moon, and the whole world seemed to be plunged into total darkness.Since is the middle of the night, everywhere was deserted.The light from the bulbs that were fixed on the wall of the chapel illuminated my way as I walked towards the end of our grassland, and then turned my shadow into something more grotesque.Being wary of snakes, my eyes darted around, and my two ears were alert to every sound around me.I could hear the crickets chirping, hear the frogs calling out to their mates, and the birds as they sing to their loved ones. Sad as it may seem, everyone was happy except me!To keep my fear away, I whistle the song that I love most in my previous life, increased my speed, and I can hear the maddening sound of my heartbeat as I inhale and exhale. 'Woof... Woof!'I heard the bark before seeing the dog, and when it raised its two ears, barked louder and sprinted