Aunty Tawa say…

Buy Butter Bread! O’ngbona bread!! O’nyọ butter bread!!!

Her voice, thin as a bird’s, sung out lyrics of sweat and toil. She was my alarm clock every morning, and the source of my day’s strength. Her Agege bread was divinely satisfying.

I once asked her, “Aunty Tawa, wetin make you for dey sell bread?”

My brother, na condition make crayfish bend o”

I later found out that she was a highschool dropout who was doing what it took to make ends meet for her family.

I recently bumped into Aunty Tawa last week. She had grown older over the years, more wrinkles on her face and less bread on her head. She now owns a bakery.

My brother, no condition is permanent o“, she said, with a broad smile on her face

Please share till it reaches every Aunty Tawa in your life.

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EnGw- Efiko na God work.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hmmmmmn, Transition is key, Your hopes just make your dream come alive!

    Like

  2. Best says:

    Hmm, keeping the fingers toiling till they can get a hold on a trowel
    Life…

    Like

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