In the land of iguocha where people are known for excess beauty lived a certain beautiful gal named Amara. definitely not the most beautiful girl in the land, but obviously the most desired. her stop less skin was neither fair or dark it was somewhere in between, glowing like glass smoothly like a slink her flawless skin was the envy of the other maidens in the land even thou was from a very poor background, her smile bright like the morning sun was enough to make every male species desire the sight of her.and her suitors where many even thou she was still in school did not stop increasing though from a very poor family did not stop her dream of becoming a medical doctor in other to take her family out of poverty.
She had watch on her neighbor television the way doctors dress smartly in white apparels in the hospital and have vowed to focused squarely in her studies in other to reach her aim.
Amara started school late but at nineteen , she was in her final year in secondary school and she had never lost the top position in her school, and she looked forward in writing the popular wace which was feared by all the secondary she had burned candles in the long vacation and now the resumption is finally here with much energy. her dream is finally coming to fulfilment. she had hope of meeting the scholarship in other not have any problem in school. little did she know about her destiny and it took another turn. something unexpected happened ,, something unexpected happened, which change her course of life for ever.
I closed the lid of my diary as warm tears glisten my eyes u wanted them to go away as usual but they rolled in controllable down my eyes. I did not waist time to brush them away knowing fully well that it will be a wasted efforts. a warm hand touched my shoulder tenderly bringing me back to my surrounding. the cameras where already in place as five pairs of eyes looked at me with concern in there eyes. are u ready the manager asked me?? I shivered and nodded my head and turned to the camera. hello I said to the take recording my name is Amara peters….and here is my story
Never have I fathomed in my little mind that I will be drained of my goal. my eyes have always been fixed on that spot. I always spied on my neighbor television just to be able to listen to news, see beautiful people and aspired to be like them. but everything changed all of a sudden my diverted. my brain was hacked by a stronger device and I was left with only one thing to drive every action -my emotion to corper bello appeared and became the driver of my emotion because he had the key to my heart…….
my legs dragged slugging on the fanciful road of abuja, as I dragged my legs to meet the pace of my parents were setting. we have spent three days in abuja. doing the only thin searching for corper bello. I cannot believe this is happening to me.my legs strange and my waist painfull from excess walking. every one I saw was neatly dressed.even thou this was my first time moving out from my local village I was not enjoying my self
move faster pregnant woman my father shouted and stop dragging ur self. people who where pacing by turned and where looking at us I bowed my head down out of shame. yes am pregnant for corper bello, dad never stop reminding me of it like I can ever forget. how can I forget the news that killed my dreams??and brought shame to my face??
you this useless thing when u know u cannot handle the rigors of pregnancy, why did u spread ur legs wide like a satellite dish??
stung, I held back the tears in my eyes and walked with my head bowed. thought vacated my head as I walked lifelessly behind my parents.
Aah Aah nnayi …my mum murmured bitterly
short up woman my dad shouted at her looked at u like mother like daughter he hissed. u better find the useless man that impregnated ur daughter if not u will both live my house today. he hissed again I Wonder where ur waywardness will lead us to. we don’t have s–t in my family maybe it from ur mother side.
pains sliced through me like a million sliced I have brought shame to my family I cried out