She decided to come clean and tell the truth.
What she didn’t anticipate was the depth of peoples’ reaction.
Many wanted her to pay with her blood; for the blood of the innocent young man she had falsely accused.
She wished she had kept the secret to herself, but the burden had eaten her alive for decades.
Opening the bottle, she gulped the vile syrup, that should put an end to things.
© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha
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