[Short Story] The Bracelet, by Ambrose Musiyiwa

We were both in the kitchen when I first saw the bracelet.

Sharai had just come home from school and was having tea with sandwiches. With one hand, she was stirring some sugar into her tea, and with the other hand, she was fingering the bracelet.

“What’s that?” I asked.

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6 Responses to “[Short Story] The Bracelet, by Ambrose Musiyiwa”
  1. Quite an interesting story spiced with moral and ethical flavor, at the same time interesting and entertaining.

  2. Yousaf Bajwa says:

    WOW! awesome story with a twisted ending….

  3. Juliane Okot Bitek says:

    Aha, Daddy, now what? Excellent piece. I can’t wait to read more from you. Have you read any by Uwe Akpan? His endings, like yours, are marked with the touch of a short-story writer. Now what, indeed.

    • That is a good question, Juliane. But if I try to answer that question, I’d probably end up being untruthful – so I dare not try.

      I haven’t read any of Uwe Akpan’s work but I’ll certainly look him up. Thanks for the suggestion.

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