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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by queenitee(f): 5:15pm On Jan 04
Awwwwn

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by mercyymai(f): 5:19pm On Jan 04
Hmmmmm! Make I come book space for here.


Nice..... Pls don't keep us waiting for long before u update.

More ink to ur pen

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 5:40pm On Jan 04
mercyymai:
Hmmmmm! Make I come book space for here.

Nice..... Pls don't keep us waiting for long before u update.
More ink to ur pen
Thanks, welcome.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 7:28pm On Jan 04
ZITE

Crystal hopped into the car and flashed me a smile “Hi Zite”
“Hi dear” I said pecking her on the cheek.
“I’ve you heard from Bisi?” She asked referring to my fiance.
“Yea, she got back to Akure safely”
“Thank God”
“Where’s mummy? Upstairs?” I asked.
“No, she is inside the supermarket”
“Let me say hi to her. I only pass by during the week hooting the car to greet her”
I alighted from the car and went into the supermarket.
“Good evening Mummy” I bowed in respect.
“Chukwuzitere! how are you my son?”
“I’m good ma. Trust you are doing great too?”
“Yes I am, I’m trying to cope with your friend's wahala”
“Don’t mind her, don’t let her get to you” I said jokingly.
“I heard Bisi left this morning”
“Yes ma, she got back home safely”
“Thank God, your friend will be waiting, you guys should have fun ehn”
“We will. And tell her to eat out, I won’t make dinner for her o”
I just laughed, Mummy and her principles.
“Come back early with that your friend”
“Ok ma. Have a nice evening ma”
“You too”
I will ma” I said smiling
I went back into the car, turned on the ignition and hit the road.
“How was your week?” I asked Crystal with my gaze fixed on the road.
“Aww…. Stressful, I don’t even want to talk about it, reason why I need to unwind this evening. Thank God for weekends” she replied.
“Yea, but someone said weekend are made in China that’s why they don’t last.
We both laughed at the so called discovery.
We got to the cinema and Crystal insisted we settle for Nollywood comedy. After seeing the movie, it was getting a bit dark, we decided to hang out at a suya joint.
We started chatting and gisting while eating our ordered suya and drinks.
"How's the preparation going for the next picnic" I asked Crystal.
" Well, I'm on it, I just discovered of a very nice resort center here in Lagos, the place really make sense. I got to know the place through a colleague at work"
"Fine, let's know if you need anything"
Sure"
But seriously I enjoyed the last picnic we had at the beach, you guys killed it, I enjoyed myself"
"I did too but enough of beach picnic, we’ve been to the beach three times back to back. Let's try this resort center I told you about"
I remembered the last beach party we heard it was full of fun, I love been around my friends, it's never a dull moment with them.

The day of the picnic, I went to pick up the ladies Crystal's place. They slept there overnight in order to prepare the refreshment we are taking along.
We were all presently except for two among of us that are outside of the country. They were supposed to come but later changed their mind.

Our picnic activities that includes board games, truth or dare. We also share our personal problems and come up with solutions. The best part is the dance, you can dance with any of the ladies either she's your woman or not. We are all free with each other

The ladies served us, small chops, appetizers before the main dish and trust me they are great cook no wonder the guys insisted they cook for us. I always thank God for having such people's in my life. We all love each other unconditionally. We assist each other.

____________________Toyin Taiwo
Hello o" Crystal's voice jolted me back to my present world
"You are saying?"
"Help talk to the guys now, we want to employ caterers to cater for the event"
"Crystal....future wives and mothers. Tell the others, no caterers. You've been doing it for years while complaining now"
"Hear yourself, we've been catering for the picnic for years so let's rest too while the caterers do the job"
"No way, for God sake you are preparing food for nine and you are complaining. Reason why we won't allow caterers, so when you are married you'll be feeding your husbands with your maid's cooking abi"
"Marriage is different"
"Start doing teaching practice from now"
"Really!"
"No caterers"
“Final answer?"
"Final answer"
"No problem shebi your wife too will soon join us"
"Sure, she will" I said with my tongue out. My phone rang, Crystal who was checking something out on my phone passed it to me.
"Who's calling?" I asked before checking it out myself.
"Our wife" She teased.
“She's her father's daughter. We just mentioned her” I said.

________________Toyin Taiwo


BISI

I called my Fiance after preparing dinner. Just to check on him.
“My love” he said immediately he picked the call.
“Good evening, you are still out” I asked cos I heard music.
“Yes with my dear friend” he replied.
“I didn’t get to see her through out my stay at your place”
“She’s here talk to her” he said and passed the phone to Crystal.
“Bisi what’s up”
“I’m good, I didn’t get to see you before I left despite the fact that you and Zite live on the same Street”
“Pardon my busy week and it’s not always like that o. don’t worry I owe you a visit in Akure one of this weekend, I can still find my way to Ijapo estate, I’ll shock you”
“You that can’t leave that your Lagos. You only managed to visit me the last because of Zite”
“Anything for my wife. Watch out, I’ll surprise you”
“Ok o! That your Lagos, even this living in the Same compound may not even see each other in a week. I don’t know what’s pursuing you Lagosians, always on the run. I wonder where you are all rushing too”
“Iyawo, don’t forget you’ll soon join us in this same Lagos. Or you think Zite will relocate because of you?”
“Sincerely anytime I remembered that part I get cold feet, but what choice do I have. He’s live and business and friends is in Lagos. I will just get a transfer here at the bank.
“And banking job is stressful here in Lagos compare to Akure. I just pray you cope”
“So I heard, my colleague here are already pitying me in advance”
“Worst case scenario you’ll quit your job and start your own business, don’t let them scare you”
“I can’t quit o”
“Toh it is well, don’t worry you’ll get use to our lifestyle here”
“I pray so, you guys should enjoy the rest of your evening”
“You too , good night” she said handed the phone over to Zite.
He promised to call me back when he returns home. I disconnected the call.




CRYSTAL

“I think it’s time we take our Leave” I informed Zite.

“Hope you have eating to your satisfaction, Mummy said no dinner for you o”

“That my Mummy, ehn…anyways I’m use to it”

“You don’t cook you don’t eat, that’s her law. You know I liked the way she trained you Crystal. No one will ever believe you are an only child” He pointed out.

“So she can’t pamper me a little”

“You know there are some areas where she Pampers you. Look at you even before you start working, you never lacked anything. You used the best of everything”

“Hmm…I know you don’t have to remind me because I know you’ll take her side. I’ve filled my stomach to the brim, now let’s go, it’s getting late” I said and we left the place.

On our way home, we discussed about so many things including our friends. Zite suggested that the next quarterly get together won’t be just the 9 of us, we have to bring our spouses.

“What about us that doesn’t have a partner, you want to flaunt your spouses to our faces abi?” I asked.
“My friend keep quiet, I know you are dating one of us but I don’t understand why both of you kept it as a secret”

“Really! Are we still on this matter?”

“Yes and that is why I said everyone must come with their partners. Let see if you’ll go and rent one for the event"

“Ok…..ok, you have to believe me now Zite. Agreed I was seeing someone back in school…….

“Seeing someone or dating one of us” Zite cut in.

“Whatever, but the truth now is that I’m presently not in a relationship with any guy” I said raising my voice.

“Are you serious?” he fixed his gaze on me.

“Dead serious, now face the road before you put our lives in danger” I shouted at him. I never believed I lost my cool that night.

“Crystal! What did he do to you? I can see the hurt in your eyes” he asked coolly.

I did not reply, I just fixed my eyes on the road, praying silently that I won’t cry before him. The journey was now quiet. We didn’t say a word to each other. He pulled over in front of my gate. I unhooked the seat belt.

“Thanks for today, I had a great evening” I said with a blank face. And open the door about to step out.

“That’s all? you indeed had a great evening”

I moved closer to him and peck him. I smiled faintly.
“Did I say anything wrong?” Zite asked feeling guilty.

“No it’s me, not you”

“I ruined today’s fun right?”

“Not at all. You just strike a chord but I’m good now” I said putting on a fake smile.

“Stop acting Crystal, You know I care about you right?”

“Yes, I know”

“If you need anyone to talk too, I’m always here”

“Ok, good night”

“Good night, have a wonderful night rest”
I called the gateman on phone who opened the gate for me.

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by Horlar995(m): 7:44pm On Jan 04
This is one of the reasons why I love ur stories, always updating back to back.... Nice one... More strength to ur fingers

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by joromi36(f): 8:09pm On Jan 04
wow NYC story... kip d update coming

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by toyhin123(f): 9:36pm On Jan 04
Nice one ma,keep d good work going

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 10:56pm On Jan 04
Horlar995:
This is one of the reasons why I love ur stories, always updating back to back.... Nice one... More strength to ur fingers
Amen. Thank you.......
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 11:09pm On Jan 04
joromi36:
wow NYC story... kip d update coming
Thanks.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 11:10pm On Jan 04
toyhin123:
Nice one ma,keep d good work going
Thanks. Welcome.

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by Jadedgrace98(f): 10:36am On Jan 05
Rachealfst, this is a wow, love the fact that crystal is so independent and all, nice start. I'll be following back to back

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by queenitee(f): 10:45am On Jan 05
I love Crystal

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by temig(f): 11:23am On Jan 05
am really enjoying this story thanks

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 11:31am On Jan 05
queenitee:
I love Crystal
I trust you, you always have your own favorite character. lol.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 11:32am On Jan 05
temig:
am really enjoying this story thanks
I'm glad you like it. Thanks.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 11:33am On Jan 05
Jadedgrace98:
Rachealfst, this is a wow, love the fact that crystal is so independent and all, nice start. I'll be following back to back
Thanks for following.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by queenitee(f): 11:46am On Jan 05
rachealfst:
I trust you, you always have your own favorite character. lol.
grin grin grin
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 11:56am On Jan 05
MUMMY EJIOFOR

My daughter came in quietly and of course not in the mood she left the house earlier.
“Good evening Mum, you are still awake?”
“Busy watching my favorite telemondo, welcome”
“Good night ma, I’m off to bed”
“Spare me some minutes, I’d like to have a word with you. Sit” I said pointing to one of the chairs.
“I will sleep off on that chair, let me just remain like this” She objected.
“Crystal! How long will you continue going out with your male friends especially the engaged ones. Do you think their fiancé’s are comfortable with it?”
“Why not, they know we are just friends, if I wished to date them, they won’t meet their men single in the first place, I know this guy’s before anyone of them”
“If they are not talking, it doesn’t mean they are not thinking it. I suggest you limit your outings with them, except for the general picnic you use to have”
“Mummy!”
“Don’t Mummy me, you can hang out with them when their women is around and not the other way round.
“So you want me withdraw from my friends when you know what they mean to me, you know how much I can’t do without their company. You understand how attached I am to them” She poured out.
“Oh! You don’t want to be lonely, then get yourself a man, your own man. Mind you I’m not even talking about marriage here. Marry at God’s time. But if you need quality attention from any man, then your male friends are no longer an option at this stage of your life. You are not painting a good image of yourself in the presence of their women. Last week it was Feso, upper week it was Dume and this week it’s Zite, I’m sure next week will be Onochie.
“Mummy you are just assuming things, nobody is complaining”
“Really, I know you are dating one of them but I’m not even sure about anything anymore. Crystal at your age I’m already a mother”
“Single Mother!”
"Munachimso! Muna!”
“Mum, I’m sorry. I didn’t mean it that way” she went on her knees and held my foot with her hands.
“Hafum aka! Take your hands off me this minute.” I shoved her hands off and went straight to my room in tears.
I locked my door immediately when I realized she’s following me. She knocked and pleaded but I didn’t open the door.
"Pu o B's a! Go away! I don't want to see your face. I sat on my bed wept.

____________________Toyin Taiwo

ZITE

I got home and freshen up, I changed into my pajamas and settle on the one single chair in my room. I live in a two bedroom apartment though I’ll soon move out. I’m building my own house which will be completed in some months time. I plan to marry Bisi once I move in into my own house and that’s what’s delaying our wedding. I don’t want to marry into a rented apartment. Though that was Somadina's theory which we all agreed to. It was our goal and we are bent of achieving it. The six of us have decided to marry into our own house and everyone of us is on it, infact three of among us had moved into their own house.

Speaking of friends, I need to have a long talk with them. Crystal’s reaction this night still baffles me especially when I mentioned that’s she’s dating or rather dated one of us. Our conversation completely turned sour. I saw her eyes and what I saw was hurting.
We had a WhatsApp group chat for the nine of us, though we plan to add our spouses once we are married to them. But I don’t want us to talk via WhatsApp chat, I don’t want to involve the ladies This was between we guys. So decided to have a conference call with the guys.
I placed the calls and few minutes later we are all connected.
Me: Hi guys, please we need to talk and it’s serious. Please if your fiance/girlfriend is with you please excuse yourself especially Feso and Dume.
Dume: It’s late already, you know Enitan doesn’t sleep over.
Feso: Same here, I’m alone, Hauwa is not with me.
Onochie: My girlfriend is here and she’s sleeping already plus she should be excempted I ‘m dating outside the friendship circle.
Feso: Shut up block head, simple instructions you won’t follow. (We all laughed)
Soma: Onochie is right, since we are dating outside the cycle then we are free to talk in the presence of our women.
Jayamma(Jay): I agreed too.
Me: Why are you all taking like this, I want this conversation to be as discreet as possible and you are saying you can talk in front of your girlfriends? You are all claiming you are dating outside our click. Did you forget our partners and female friends are friends with each other!
Feso: Tell them o. Is it paining the three of you that you are dating outside the circle or something because I don’t get you guys especially Onochie.
Dume: Yes, we are all friend with each other’s partners. We all have to remember that.
Me: Imagine, Bisi and Crystal still talked on phone this evening and she’s even planning to visit Bisi in Akure. So what are you guys telling me, I know what I’m saying. So you guys should do as I say now!
Soma: I’m alone right now.
Jay: Same here
Me: Onochie?
Onochie: I’m still in the room.
Me: Then do as I say, exit the room now!

Few minutes later
Me: Are we all good now?
All: Yes
Feso: So why did you summon us Zite?
Me: Who among you dated Crystal back in School and what did you do to her” I said raising my voice.
Onochie: So all this is about Crystal our great grand friend! (He Laughed)
Me: Don’t bring that your Tom and Jerry relationship with Crystal here abeg.
Feso: Definitely not me, I was with Hauwa right from school.
Dume: Same here, Enitan and I started dating back in school.
Me: I’m with Bisi too, so we are left with Onochie, Soma and Jay.
Onochie: Not me either, I had a girlfriend while in school too.
Feso: Girlfriend or Girlfriends.
Dume: Feso you mean flings (Feso and Dume teased)
Onochie: Whatever, the good news is that I’m a changed person now. All thanks to Crystal.
Feso: Thank God for your life.
Soma: Not me though, I don’t have any serious relationship with anyone in school.
Dume: That’s through he never had a stable relationship then. Jay you are not talking.
____________________Toyin Taiwo
Jay: What do you expect me to say, we are just six and five already opted out and I’m here still wondering what’s going on among us because it’s not me.
Me: Oh goodness! I don die, so who dated her back then. Please talk the person is among us Crystal already admitted to that fact this night.
Feso: Why did she denied it all this while.
Me: Trust me she won’t give a name.
Dume: The person in question should talk na, or are you under an oath or something.
Feso: Right now I’m speechless.
Me: One of us hurt Crystal badly and we all know Crystal doesn’t deserve this. She brought us all together. We are all friends with her separately before she brought us all together. We got to know each other through her and look at the nine of us today, we are inseparable, two of us is even dating her best friends.
Dume: Seriously, this is unfair to her, let the guy in question talk and let’s trash it out once and for all.
Feso: And fix this mess or else...
Onochie: Or else what?
Me: Then this stupid friendship circle is over. I give that person just one month to come out clean and that is before our next picnic. Also the next quarterly get together is going to be different this time.
Jay: How?
Me: Everyone has to come with his partner. No excuse this time.
Feso: Yes we don’t want to hear my babe is not in town.
Dume: That includes the two Americanas among us.
Onochie: What about Jay that is dating a white girl?
Jay: No problem, she’s longing to meet you all before now. She’ll come.
Me: Good, goodnight guys, have a wonderful night rest.
All: Good night
Me: Hold on guys, this must not be mention on the WhatsApp group chat and the ladies must not hear about it. No pillow talk o.
All: Ok.
And everyone disconnected.
I smashed my phone on the bed, when I ended the call.
“I couldn’t believe non of the guys confessed” I said pacing up and down the room with my hands on my head.
“Crystal, who is the guy? Damn! She will never answer that question” I scratched my head. Then I heard my second phone ringing.
It was my fiance, I picked the call. She noticed I wasn’t in good mood but I told her I was fine contrary to the way I was feeling. She asked if I was back home. She also asked after Crystal. I told her I already dropped her off. Unknowing to her the same Crystal’s case is the one giving me an headache.
We talked for some minutes before she disconnected, my mind was not really in our conversation, I was filled with the thought of Crystal and her mystery ex-lover.

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by Horlar995(m): 12:04pm On Jan 05
Good job

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by ndy87(f): 12:49pm On Jan 05
Chai! Crystal my crystal. Nice story dear thumbs up.

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by queenitee(f): 2:19pm On Jan 05
Hmmmm

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 2:24pm On Jan 05
ndy87:
Chai! Crystal my crystal. Nice story dear thumbs up.
Thanks.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by mofy1(f): 3:06pm On Jan 05
Nice story. Pls if it will be later move to okadabooks or be for sale abeg tell us so that we can prepare our mind for it. Thanks.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 5:05pm On Jan 05
mofy1:
Nice story. Pls if it will be later move to okadabooks or be for sale abeg tell us so that we can prepare our mind for it. Thanks.
Don't prepare your mind for anything. I will finish the story here by God's grace.

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by temig(f): 5:42pm On Jan 05
rachealfst:
Don't prepare your mind for anything. I will finish the story here by God's grace.
.
thanks I am really loving both u and d story more

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 7:04pm On Jan 05
temig:
. thanks I am really loving both u and d story more
Thanks smiley
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by Rockyrascal(m): 7:35pm On Jan 05
Am just loving the character “crystal” hope this story won't end the way am thinking o; anyways a big thumbs up for the writer of this captivating piece of literature. It's been a while I followed up with literature works like this, well done maa'm.

I hope that in the coming years, you shall permit me to produce “broken hedge", a movie based on it's story.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 7:51pm On Jan 05
Rockyrascal:
Am just loving the character “crystal” hope this story won't end the way am thinking o; anyways a big thumbs up for the writer of this captivating piece of literature. It's been a while I followed up with literature works like this, well done maa'm.

I hope that in the coming years, you shall permit me to produce “broken hedge", a movie based on it's story.
I'm glad you like the story. Thanks.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 7:54pm On Jan 05
MUMMY EJIOFOR
I woke up in the middle of the night to check around the house and check on my daughter as well, my usual habit. I thought about last night. I suspected something is off about Crystal last night. She wasn't smiling when she came in, I was about to ask if she was ok before she feigned a smile that over rule my suspicion. On a good day, my daughter will never have spoken to me that way. I know how much she cherished me. She is not a rude child, she doesn't even talk back at me. Even why she was a teenager, she wasn't rebellious. God really helped me in raising her well. Definitely something is bothering her. But Crystal prefers to cover up her pain than share it with me. She doesn't like bothering me with her personal problems but I wish she could let me in. I just pray she finds a soul mate soon so she could pour out her heart to him.

I opened the door of my room and to my surprise, I saw my daughter lying on the floor asleep.
Fresh tears flows from my eyes when I saw her. I started blaming myself. I should have open the door to her when she knocked and pleaded with me last night.
I pulled her up and guarded her with my arms. She was half asleep, half awake. I lay her on my bed and covered her with the duvet.
“ Mummy….
"Sleep my baby" I said smoothening her hair and she drifted back to sleep.

____________________Toyin Taiwo


CRYSTAL

I woke up the next morning and found myself on my mum's bed. I can't remember how I got there at first but I later remembered.
My mum came out of the bathroom cladded in a blue towel
"Good morning Mummy"
"Good morning my Crystal"
"Mum, I'm sorry for the things I said to you last night, I didn't mean it that way. I was a little bit upset last night, I wasn’t even thinking.....
"It's ok, I understand perfectly well but if you ever need someone to talk to, I'm always here. You can always cry on my shoulder. You are a big girl now but you are still my baby”
"Thank you ma"
“Now go take your bath and let's prepare for church"
"Ok ma, we are going in your car o, I don't feel like driving"
"No way, we are going in your car and you will be my chaperone for today” I said. Happy that she was back to her good and cheerful mood.
"You win mum" I said on my way out of her room.
I got to my room and thought about my discussion with Zite, the other night. I just pray he doesn't take the matter up with our friends. I know how over protective he could be when it comes to my case.

I remembered how we all started this wonderful friendship circle and smiled.
"Crystal, you have 20minutes left"
My mum's voice jolted be out of reverie. I quickly rushed into the bathroom to have my bath.
30minutes later, I joined her downstairs and left the house for church.

After service, a young lady came to greet my Mum. She Introduced us, my mum was the one who invited her to our church. She had already told me about Ezinne during the week. She’s Igbo, She stays in our neighborhood and she's new in Lagos. She just finished her NYSC and was retained at the telecommunication company where she served. She use to patronize my mum's supermarket and that's how she got to know her. Mum said she came to the supermarket wearing a very revealing dress which my mum did not like, she had to call her mentored her on indecent dressing. My mum led her to Christ and that was how they started their Mummy and daughter relationship.

My mum invited her over for lunch but we drove up separately because she came in her car. I take it that she’s from a rich home for a fresh graduate to own that kind of a car.

We got home, I changed and went straight to the kitchen to prepare lunch. Ezinne offered to help, I insisted but my mum asked me to allow her, so she joined me in the kitchen. We dished the food and ate together at the dinning room.

After eating, we went back to the sitting room and started just to know her better. She's a sweet girl and beautiful. I’m not gay but I love beautiful ladies. I like already no doubt. I told her I've always longed to have Igbo girlfriend, at last my dream just came true.
_______________Toyin Taiwo


MUMMY EJIOFOR

Crystal was really getting along with Ezinne and I was so happy. Ezinne had no friends here in Lagos aside her colleagues at her work place, I wished she could be among the click of Crystal's friends. She's an orphan I could imagine what she would have gone through without her parents. Been raised by members of a family can’t equate to a parental love. Although according to her, she was treated well. They even bought her a car when she graduated with a first class and she also got her parents insurance policy money that had been sustaining her.

"Crystal, why don't you introduce Ezinne to your friends, she really needs such company because I want her to mingle with the right set of people here in Lagos" I said interrupting their chat.
" I thought of it too, but we are nine already, I don't know if they'll like the idea but I'll talk to them" Crystal replied.
"Please do, thank you"
"Thank you Crystal. Mummy use to tell me about you and your friends who are like children to her" Ezinne said smiling.
"You are welcome, now let me gist you about them" said Crystal.
"Let me leave you to your gist, I'll be in my room. Ezinne, I already told you, you are free to come into my room anytime. So let me know when you are going"
"Yes ma, thank you ma."

I got back to my room and remembered I want to call Zite. I unplugged my phone from the socket where I was charging and placed the call.
"Hello Zite, Kedu"
"Odinma, Mummy. Happy Sunday ma"
"I wish you the same my dear. I called for two things. First, I do not like the idea of your girlfriend staying with you for a whole week, you are a child of God, you should know better"
"Mummy, I'm going to be very honest with you. You know she stays in Akure, you can't compare me to Dume and Feso, their fiance stays in Lagos. Bisi can't just come and leave the same day or the following. The only time we spend quality time with each other is when we are both on leave"
_________________Toyin Taiwo
“I understand but….
"Mummy, you may not believe me but we don't sleep with each other, she stays in the guest room. The only time I see her underwear is when she spread it inside the bathroom"
"I believe you my son"
"Thank you for believing me ma"
“The second thing I want to discuss with you is about Crystal. What happened to her last night. She wasn’t in a good mood when you drop her off. Did you guys had a fight or something" I enquired.
"No ma, I noticed her mood swing last night too but I'm working on it. She'll be fine ma"
"Do you know if she's in any relationship I don't know of"
"I don't think so, not to worry ma, we'll iron things out"
"Thank you by son, God bless you"
"Amen ma"
"Have a lovely week ahead dear""
"You too ma, bye" He replied and I ended the call.
An hour later, Crystal stroll into my room with Ezinne
"Hi mum, hope I'm not disturbing?”
"Not at all, you are through with your gist, right?"
"I just told her about myself and briefed her about my friends"
"I’m glad you girls get along fast, at last you have a Igbo girlfriend" I teased her.
"Yes ma, and I'm sure Hauwa and Enitan will die of jealous"
"Ezinne, it's true o, you have a very big competition before you"
"Don't worry there's plenty room in my heart to accommodate the three of them" Crystal said.
"I trust you, so Ezinne how much do you know" I asked.
"Ok....they are nine in number, three ladies, six guys. I know their names too.... Dume, Feso, Jayamma, Onochie, Soma, Zite, Hauwa, Enitan and Crystal herself.

______________Toyin Taiwo
“Really!" I said.
"That's not all I know. I also know that Feso is engaged to Hauwa"
"Ehn en....I exclaimed
"Ehm...Dume is engaged to Enitan and the rest are dating outside the circle. Yes....Also Zite's fiance’s name is Bisi and she stays outside Lagos"
"Smart girl" I said giving her a round of applause. Don't worry you will soon meet them all they are all beautiful and handsome. You will really love their company.

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Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by thiolhuwar09(f): 8:23pm On Jan 05
Thanks for the update, am loving Zite more....
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by Rockyrascal(m): 9:03pm On Jan 05
rachealfst:
I'm glad you like the story. Thanks.
please hope you will post the rest story here, because I am seriously following.
Re: BROKEN HEDGE By Toyin Taiwo by rachealfst(f): 9:51pm On Jan 05
Rockyrascal:
please hope you will post the rest story here, because I am seriously following.
I will, by God's grace.

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