Blood sister Episode 6&7

I have to quit my work just to make my family happy, I love my mother and my kid sister so much, they are the only family I have, quitting my job to focus more on farming, is it the right thing to do, growing up without acquiring any skills at all, is the best thing to do, I hope God see me throu-gh, thinking about all this things, my girlfriend ify walk in
RITA : ify
IFY : Rita, how are you
RITA : am fine, when did you come back to the village
IFY : yesterday, I went to where you work, yesterday, but your boss said, she have not seen you for the past two weeks
RITA : Yes, she is right
IFY: what happened, are you okay
RITA : sure I am fine, nothing is wrong
IFY : ok, but why have you not being going to work
RITA : I st©p the work
IFY : why, are you going back to school
RITA : school, is all about school, but not me
IFY : who
RITA : my sister charity, she has gotten admission to the university
IFY : she got admission to the university, and you st©pped your work
RITA : Yes, she nee-d money to pay for her acceptance fees, I have to help my mother, so that we can raise the money
IFY : wait, are you trying to tell me that, charity is going to the university
RITA : Yes
IFY : who want to sponsor her
RITA : my mother
IFY : did you mother agreed to that
RITA : of course, my mother agreed, my mother was the one who told me to st©p going to work, so that we can concentrate more on our farm work, and see my sister throu-gh school
IFY : then what about you, Rita, you are a big fool, a very big one oo, plea-se oo, are you sure this woman is your mother
RITA : of course, she is my mother
IFY : no, she is not your mother my dear, go and ask question, this is the same woman that denied you education, three times, but when charity got admission now, is accepting to the task, and the fool here, which happens to be my girlfriend is quitting the work, she is learning because her mother ask her to quit it
RITA : what do you expect me to do, you nee-d to see the way my mother was crying and calling my late father name begging me, I was t©uçhed
IFY : let her cry, jesus, that woman is not your mother
RITA : she is
IFY : no she is not, if she is your mother, why does she hate you
RITA : hate me, my mother dont hate me
IFY : hmmm, I can see, you don’t un-derstand the handwriting on the wall
RITA : she dont, can we forget about this issue, and discuss something else
IFY: no we cannot forget it, you have to open your eyes, what am I even saying, Rita I am going home
RITA : so soon, why na
IFY : nothing, but I will come back later the day
RITA : ok, bye
(When ify got home, she went to her mother, to ask her some questions )
IFY : mama
MAMA AKA : ify, what is it
IFY : I want to ask you a question, plea-se tell me the truth, I promise not to let anyone know
MAMA AKA : what kind of question, do you want to ask me, go on
IFY : mama, mama, his Rita the real daughter of mama Rita
MAMA AKA : real mother of Rita, I dont un-derstand
IFY : I mean, is your friend, the biological mother of Rita
MAMA AKA : Yes of course
IFY : mama are you sure, how did you know
MAMA AKA : ha! ha! Is she not my friend, I was the one who followed her to the hospital to give birth, I was the one who c@m£ back home to give the news about her birth
IFY : really
MAMA AKA : Yes my daughter, why are you asking
IFY : ok, why is she now refusing to train Rita in school
MAMA AKA : she said she dont have money, I believe she dont have truly
IFY : really, but when it c@m£ for charity turn now to go to school, she have the money now
MAMA AKA : his charity going to school
IFY : Yes mama, the most bad of it is that, Rita is quitting her work, so that she can join her mother in farm work, for them to be able to see her throu-gh school
MAMA AKA : why is she quitting her job
IFY :: because her mother ask her to
MAMA AKA : this is serious oo
IFY : that is why, I am thinking that your friend, is not Rita mother
MAMA AKA : she is
Is being two months now, my sister charity have gone back to school, all I do everyday is to follow my mother to the farm to work, harvest some cas-sava and sell them, I also fetch firewood and sell them too, so that we can be able to see my junior sister throu-gh school. But to say the truth, I am really tired of all this
RITA : mama
MAMA RITA : ene, what is it
RITA : mama, I want to tell you something
MAMA RITA : what is it
RITA : I want to go back to work, my work will not st©p me from as-siting you in the farm work
MAMA RITA : Rita, Rita
RITA : mama
MAMA RITA : dont start again oo
RITA : mama, I am serious, you refuse to train me in school, the work I decided to learn now, you are st©pping me from it
MAMA RITA : I know, I did not make a mistake by asking you to st©p your work, is not a mistake at all, it is the right thing
RITA : mama it is not right, you call that right, charity my younger sister is in school building is future, what about me, school I did not attend, am I still going to continue my life without acquiring any skills at all, how do I start my life, when the time come
MAMA RITA : see my dear, sacrificing your education for your kid sister is nothing at all, and talking about growing up without any skills is nothing, me did I acquire anyone, of course not, you are a woman, before you know it, you will get married, dont worry yourself my dear
RITA : mama, is not fair oo, is not fair
MAMA RITA : st©p crying, dont worry, let me promise you this, if you sister finish schooling, and start working, I promise you, she will s£nd you back to school
RITA : what, my younger sister, we s£nd me to school
MAMA RITA : Yes nah, are you not happy
RITA : ehhhhhh, mama, my younger sister, we s£nd me back to school, when she is done
MAMA RITA : Yes nah
RITA : mama, tell me, which family in this village, is praticing what you just said, which family is s£nding the junior child to school first, so that when the child is done schooling, he or she will now pick up the responsibility of s£nding the elder ones to school
MAMA RITA : you are turning this matter oo
RITA : mama, I can now see the handwriting on the wall
MAMA RITA : handwriting
RITA : Yes, handwriting, I can see it clearly now
MAMA RITA : what is the handwriting all about
RITA : you are not my mother, where did you pick me from, tell me
MAMA RITA : ha! Rita, what kind of talk is that, RITA : of course, you know the truth, is it not time you let me know about myself, how long do I have to wait, before telling me the truth
MAMA RITA : Rita will you st©p saying all this ru-bbish, of course I am your mother, I carried you in my wo-mb I nurtured you
RITA : you are not my mother
MAMA RITA : I am your mother, where have I wrong you, why are you talking like this, st©p shielding those tears, it hurt me, plea-se
RITA : you have wronged me so much, you are my mother right
MAMA RITA : Yes I am
RITA : (I knelt down in front of her)
MAMA RITA : why are you kneeling before me
RITA : forgive me
MAMA RITA : forgive you, forgive you for what
RITA : I should be asking you that, because me I dont know, something tells me, maybe I offended you, without me knowing
MAMA RITA : st©p saying that
RITA : is true mama, okay, I know very well, I have never offended you, maybe when I was a child then, I offended you, plea-se forgive me
MAMA RITA : you have never offended me
RITA : fine now, then tell me, where is the wickedness coming from, why are you being wicked to me
MAMA RITA : I dont hate you
RITA : exactly, you just used the right word, hate, you hate me
MAMA RITA : I dont hate you, why will I hate my own daughter, my blood and flesh
RITA : am sorry ooo, I am begging , forgive oo
MAMA RITA : plea-se stand up, biko
RITA : (I stand up) okay
MAMA RITA : believe me (I walk away, de-eply hurt by my mother words) where are you going to na
To be continued. …..