This was a valuable entry to the African Story Teller’s 100 Word Competition. I thought about changing the “shrine” to “church” but the “Amadioha” wouldn’t let me.
“The evil child that pulls his father’s moustache must be ready to face his father’s deafening cry. Amadioha has given you to us. Of what use are you in this life, if you do not discover why you were created in the first place? He that does not want to labour should not price or keep a new hoe, it is useless. Please my son, go to the shrine. So that things will be better for you and your unborn generations.” He said
My Grandfather’s Lamentation