#StoryTellingThursday – Moruti wa di chicken livers Part 2
….so nna le moruti re tabowa pata 🚶♂️🚶♂️ from Spur, re lebile Nando’s. The minute re tsena ka Nando’s moruti o complainer ka queue , he says ke ye telele. That time ke batho ba about 6 fela mo lineng. Ka nama ka crossa menwana immediately gore askare re tsamaye. From there, ge re checka menu pastor are dijo tja Nando’s dia tura. I was like huh?🤔 I immediately said ‘Mara di healthy”, quoting him as a reminder ya gore why amper re sharile chicken livers mo re tswago.
Banna thapelo eya thusa ke le botse. Ka betha thapelo ye nngwe fast fast gore moruti a reke dijo bazalwane, moruti a ncha wallet a reka di quarter chicken tje pedi le dichips, mara the process of choosing and paying for the meals was punctuated with “hei mara Nando’s eya tura” complain. Ke dio bona ba mo file slip ka minyolla😂 Phew! Ke moka ra tsamaya raya hotel room ya moruti guys. Ra ja mpa ya rama. Moruti a nkhapha back to the flat.
A few days later moruti a thoma go nromela di inbox about how he enjoyed our supper and he would like us to get away again. Banna!😮 Moruti bjale o rene naa!? Kare mo go yena kare please elaborate moruti… Moruti a mpotja ka mokgwa o a nyakago go nkisa Magaliesburg ka gona gore ba ye ba mmasatse ebile ke bone naga. Ge ke nagana gore ke gotse ke eya dikgonyeng le ditsiene le makekeng ka kwa ke se sa mo understandi, moruti a hlalosa gore e tlaba ele just the two of us. The way I was still hurt about the chicken livers bowl ke ile ka fela maatla. Kore moruti couldn’t buy me meal nyana wa ka Spur mara o nyaka o nkisa Magalies, moes plate ya Spur is cheaper, Magalies gona otla o kgona? Ka kwata nna.
I screen grabbed all the communication and sent to my then boyfriend ka mmotsa gore moruti owa nlapisha. I forwarded him his cellphone number and the boyfriend did the things. Ke no makala moruti a nfounela are ke founetswi ke buti o mongwe a mpotja gore o tlo botja my wife that i have been sending you messages. And i said, oh yes, that’s my boyfriend, he even has proof. Moruti hung up the phone and deleted me on Facebook and deactivated his account for a few months. A nromela warning on Whatsapp ya gore he’s blocking me and he did. Ka re Modimo o phala baloyi ka nnete, yaba ke gona ke kwele from him. Well, until a few weeks ago when he called and asked if my father is selling our old house in Senwamokgope. I said no, and he sad okay, and hung up.
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