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The Living Stillborn by Nobody: 11:23pm On Mar 25, 2019
I may not be a prolific writer but this is a product of one of my uncountable sleepless nights.
(c) Philips Eugene Afamefuna with due respect to C8t8(my brother). He was my ment0r, my brother and so on.
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Prologue
'Mummy, I need more beans' my son, Dike called out to me as I rearranged the kitchen for I just finished cooking. He appeared at the doorway, clutching a brown plate and scraping the beans remnants with a spoon.

'Nkem, how many times have I told you to always be satisfied with any food I gave you' I blurted. 'And stop that scraping!'

Obviously angry, Dike dropped the plate and flopped on the floor, crying hard. 'hmmn, I will tell my papa if he returns' he wailed7.

'Just bring it' i said when I couldnt bear his tears again. The greedy kid bounced up and reached for his plate. He jumped towards him and just when I wanted to take the plate from him, my eyes caught a hand holding a pistol outside the door directed at Dike. l screamed 'Dike!' and tried to cover him but sadly, the gun was shot at hij
Re: The Living Stillborn by Nobody: 1:17pm On Apr 12, 2019
I patrol d corridor sadly,clapping my hands.every nw and den,a nurse wud pass clutching a tray fild wit drugs and syringes.i wud rush to her,hows my son i will ask bt d nurse wud jst wave me away and walk away.bt wu wanted 2 kill Dike,i tot sadly.
tbc
Re: The Living Stillborn by Nobody: 1:24pm On Apr 12, 2019
jst den,2 armed men entrd d coridor holding guns,dey luk at me and com 2 me.i was afraid.
'weres ur son dey askd.i was shokd,y wer dey askin abt my son.one of dem slap me and entrd d wod were dike is.dey shot d doctor and carid dike out.
nooo"i scremd
Re: The Living Stillborn by Nobody: 1:19pm On Apr 14, 2019
I rush afta d men carrying dike out.
pls,liv my son'i cried nt minding d comotion in d ospitu.i rushd afta dem as dey enterd a car
dike lay pale in dere arms and angrily,i grab a stne nd flng it at d car.D GLass broke nd a man shot at me angrily.i faint
Re: The Living Stillborn by Nobody: 1:29pm On Apr 14, 2019
Evrbdy in d ospitu wz runin abt.nurses rn abt in fear,tryin 2 sve d doc lyf.a womn notcd me as i lay faint on d bare flr.help she scremd.2 nurse cme 2 pt me on a stretcher nd wheeld me awy.jst as dey pt me on a be,d ospitu exploded.bomb i wke nd fntd agn

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