The alarm sound for my head like piano wey im chords don spoil. No be jus now now I sleep? As I stop de alarm, na so de phone ring. Na my boyfriend be dat, e wan know whether I still dey lie down for bed. De guy no kukuma trust my alarm as e know say I too like sleep.
“Hello?” I do my voice like say I don wake tey tey.
“No tell me say you still dey sleep?” Chei! My guy don know all my small small tricks finish.
“I be wan pray. I just dey wake.”
“Na so. E be like say you don dream forget say time don go. Na 7.45 be dis o.”
“John, abeg no use me play; na now my alarm ring.”
“I no follow you drag sha but if you open your eye well well, you go see say everywhere don bright finish.”
As I open my eye look the wall clock, I jump up shout. De annoying ting be say I hear John dey laff me for ontop phone as if no be im cause am. As I cut de phone I come see 10 missed calls, two from my friend for office, two from my oga and the remaining from my guy. Chei! I don hear am today, wetin I go talk say happen?
As I carry my water reach baffroom, na so I hear Iya Biodun dey sing from inside. I knock de door so she go know say person dey wait am. Iya Biodun fit spend time for baffroom dey scrub wetin man pickin no know.
“Ta ni nye?” She ask from inside baffroom as if de person wey knock door don commit abomination.
“Ekaaro, Iya Abbe, I wan use de toilet.” Na unless person wan shit na im go make am hurry.
“Ah! Nkeshi, good morring o. Who dey teash you Yoruba? You never late for work so?” De woman too like to dey spoil person name.
“I don late well well.”
E be like say, she too get some ting wey she wan go do because she no too tey inside. Immediately she comot, I carry my water inside, baff kia kia. As I wear my cloth finish, I carry my make-up and shoe put for bag, run comot.
“Where, sister?” The okada man face look like person wey don drink paraga dis morning, come smoke igbo join but I no send.
“Church bus stop.”
“Na 100 naira o.”
“Haba! Church wey just dey here? You no gree 70 naira.”
“Ehn waka if e just dey here now.”
“Na fight? Person no fit price again? Na wa o.”
Vex dey catch me as the money don pass wetin I budget for, but wetin man pickin go do na? If to say I know say na so dis morning go be I for kukuma do tings jeje or even wait for anoda okada but as I dey hurry too much, I no get choice; na as de bike dey fall as motor wey do fast turn hit us, na im I realize say, every ting wey we do for dis life get choice and dat na for we hand every ting dey.
“Ha! My leg o….” The Okada man begin shout.
I jus sit down for floor dey look like mumu as people jus dey shout at the driver of the motor. Today never start but e jus get as e go be.