Disappearing Act


I’ve had a fever all day and as I lay in bed wondering how long it would take water to boil on my skin, I remembered an incident that happened when I was a kid.
We had a hospital in our compound there were always constant visits there. Whenever I had a fever, I noticed the nurse will put something under my armpit and it made me tickle because of how cold it was. One day, I saw my mum use one of those on my younger brother at home. So I decided whenever she goes out, I’d take it and put it under my armpit. I noted where she hid it in her wardrobe.
On this blessed day, I went there and picked it. It was inside a kind of thick brown tube. I didn’t know how it worked so I just jerked a part of it off and kpakam! That’s how the thermometer fell and broke. For a moment, I went to heaven and back. I knew I was as good as dead. So, I went on my knees and looked at the damage. I saw tiny silver balls that I tried putting back into the tube but yinmu. I then took the broken pieces, put it back in the case and went to hide it where no one will ever find it.
When my mum started looking for it, I pretended like I was shocked at the disappearance and even joined her in looking for it. Let’s just say the mystery of the missing thermometer was never solved.
Do you think I should go and confess my sins now that she cannot beat me again? πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹
Who else has been in these kind of situation and what crime did you commit, let’s know ourselves. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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