THE_BROKEN_HEDGE EPISODE 4

I sat still on the edge of my bed, hands clasped, hoping to hear any news about brother Felix. “Esther, please come and eat something. You haven't eaten anything all day and that is not good for your health. Mum said, as she walked into my room. “Go away! Am not hungry!!! ", I screamed …

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THE BROKEN HEDGE EPISODE 3

I watched brother Felix leave, and suddenly my heart wavered. Where on earth did he think he was going to? The thought of a lorry knocking him down flashed through my mind and my chest felt tight. I wanted to run after him, to tell him to be careful but I was weighed down by …

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THE BROKEN HEDGE EPISODE 2

“What is happening here mum? ", my immediate elder brother walked into the scene and asked, totally lost.I tried to reply his question, but the words stuck in my mouth, they were too heavy and painful to let go. “Mummy! Why are you all crying? Please speak to me... Daddy?! Esther?!... Someone should say something.... …

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THE BROKEN HEDGE EPISODE 1

  Things began to fall apart the day dad lost his job and mum became the bread winner of the family since dad couldn't secure a place of work at that time. Our home became a war zone as my once peaceful parents became wrestlers over night. I would Lock myself in my bedroom almost …

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