by Gloria Ezeh
If you have read Ola – The Tale of a Young Moon Maiden by Daniel Nkado, then you must know that the most memorable part of the story is when Ola and her companions finally entered the magical forest.
Remember the first kiss with the Prince happened in the forest.
And then that strange creature they met!!!
Boju can make you pee in your pants with his amusing words:
Who remembers this part of the story?
friends off that early morning. They stopped after the Tall Mountain and bade
them farewell. They had refilled their gourd for them and replenished their
stock. Boju seemed the happiest as he prattled on and on as they walked. But
when Ola stubbed a toe against a piece of rock, he stopped talking. Ola bent,
pulled out the chip of broken nail and rubbed her toes over.
in the face. “Boju not talk again.”
the bleeding toe and it healed up.
as he turned to Nene. Nene responded with a similar gesture.
referring to Boju who hadn’t said another word since his last.
senses. “Tall one, did you just says peace?”
he tried to decipher the meaning of peace. “Oh, that!” he finally
screamed. “Peace, Boju likes peace too.”
might be false seriousness.
eyes to him, “but Boju not know what schtup is. Boju not familiar with your
the seriousness this time.
to himself. “But Boju cannot closes mouth. Nose too small and mouth helps him
walked past him.
after him. “What does you now means by ho- ho-hopeness?”
I bet what none of you ever realized is that “schtup” is actually an English word.
Don’t ask me the meaning, Google it!!!
And if by now you have not read OLA, I don’t know what to say to you ooo!