Harvest of Tears: Episode 2
. There was a sea of guests coming into grandma’s
home. The children hid from the sympathetic
glance and unsolicited prayers that the guest
showered on them.
They knew their parents were
no longer going to give them the play station 4 that
they had promised and they would never hear their
parents’ voice again.
They understood that their
parent would never read them a bed time story or
drive them to school, they had gone to be with the
lord. The burial ceremony went on with the twins
trying very hard to support each other.
solemn procession at the church, two coffins were
lowered into the earth side by side. It was at that
point that Lucinda became inconsolable.
Harvest of tears Episode 2 – A fresh start
Two weeks later, there was a meeting in
Almost all the relatives had
come to discuss the future of the twin’s dynasty,
or most importantly the division of the wealth that
their parents had left behind.
There was no will and
so the sharing of the property became the
responsibility of Christopher, Grandma’s first child.
The twins peeped through the curtains and listened
to their uncles and aunties discuss the sharing of
their parent’s wealth.
Grandma just sat down
quietly listening to the arrangement being proffered
There were rumblings here and
there but when Christopher announced that the
house of his late brother would be taken by himself
the other siblings protested. There w…