“Please Reggie, I just need to know how you are faring, to know if I can help you with anything, to hear your sweet voice again. Please Reggie it means a lot to me.” She took the money and she started sobbing again.
“Good bye Mark, good bye…”
As she ran away in tears. I stood and watched her fade away in sight. I had tears in my eyes and felt an emptiness within. The vehicle got filled and I embarked on my journey to Tamale.
As I journeyed I reflected on the sweet moments Regina and I shared. I then realized they were the best times of my life and I felt privilege to have had such memories.
I got home and met my family, everyone was happy to see me again. I sure did miss home and all the comforts, but nothing compared to Regina, whom I missed dearly. I knew I would probably not see her again and everything we had would only linger in thoughts till they grow dim with time.
A week passed and I didn’t hear from Regina, as I suspected. I knew she must have taken the decision to stay aloof, it must have been very hard on her. I had no option than to move on and face the reality before me.
Through my mom’s connection, I was able to secure a very profitable job in one of the biggest institutions in Ghana, in just 3 weeks after my national service….