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Trials and Throes 6

Trials and Throes 6

Getting directions to Hanson’s place wasn’t as hard as I expected it would be. I stared at the card he had mailed to me once in a while to make sure I was on the right path. There were street pointers at intersections and major roads, which was somewhat different from where we lived in … Continue reading Trials and Throes 6

Trials and Throes 5

Trials and Throes 5

I had seen nothing like West Adams before. It was a place littered with beautiful homes that gave the environment a picturesque look. West Adams was nothing like where I lived back in Memphis. In fact, the whole of Los Angeles was nothing like Memphis. It seemed like here in Los Angeles, everybody was going … Continue reading Trials and Throes 5

Solitary Road 4

Solitary Road 4

For a moment, Adaku was oblivious to her surroundings. She thrashed her hands around, grasping for something. She felt wetted with some liquid. She was able to grab a piece of cloth and quickly brought it to her eyes. She wiped off the liquid that was now dripping down her face. The liquid dribbled into … Continue reading Solitary Road 4

Trials and Throes III

Trials and Throes III

The Shelby county jail allowed relatives, friends, well-wishers or whatsoever name they were called to visit inmates once in a week. It was called visiting day. Each inmate had their own visiting day, with their own visiting schedule. Since the inmates were in for one petty offence or the other, security wasn’t too stringent. Crimes … Continue reading Trials and Throes III

TRIALS and THROES II

TRIALS and THROES II

Soon enough, life took a twisted turn. Father had gotten frustrated with his construction job and the bad treatment he was given. Then he started drinking. He would spend almost all his wage at a drinking spot before coming home and he would still come home with bottles. Twice, the metro police caught him walking … Continue reading TRIALS and THROES II