Why?

By Wednesday, October 11, 2017 0 , Permalink 5

 I am not your friend anymore, I said to my three year old niece. Her playful face suddenly became serious. ‘Why?’ she asked. Because I don’t want to, is why. I replied ‘Why?’ she asked again. I told her I didn’t have a reason. ‘Take back your statement Aunty Mayowa or I will be angry at you. Then, we will really not be friends’, she said (No, I’m not exaggerating. She is that dramatic and her command of English is that good). When I said nothing, she stood up and left the sitting room. I could hear her telling my sister that I had ...