In The Hollow Of His Hand
“Oh! We would all sleep in the same room!” Chad fantasized.
“No we wouldn’t!” Chelsea said and continued, “We would sleep in the other room. We wouldn’t want to intrude Cee’s privacy especially when… comes around”
“…Yes! You are right!” Chad agreed.
It was then that I observed that they had made some sort of eye communication. I was not going to let this slide. I immediately abandoned this dish I was washing and wiped my hands dry.
“Young lady, what’s the pause in that statement for?” I challenged.
“What pause?” She asked feigning ignorance.
“Jake of course.” Chad snitched.
“Who asked you?” Chelsea challenged.
“It is alright. So who wants to hear bedtime stories?” I asked in a bid to allay Chelsea.
“I” they chorused.
“Give me two minutes; let me wipe these dry” I responded and in no time, we stepped out of the kitchen and were headed for my room.
I observed that Travis was on the sofa seeing movie.
“Cee, we are taking our leave. I hope we see soon for our unfinished conversation.” Aunt K beckoned.
“Alright Aunt K. Yes, we would. Bye Mr. Derrick.” I responded.
“Oh please! Just call me Derrick.” He said.
“Alright Derrick; it was a pleasure meeting you.” I replied.
“Same here.” He responded.
“Let me see you off” Bella said.
In the Hollow of His Hand continues…