“The cemetery spread along the area known as Devils Abode, many decades after and the area still reflects its name. A deprived area with the highest crime rates in the district, some people have gone as far as believing that residents from the cemetery have something to do with it.”
“You don’t think so.”
“Of-course I don’t think so. The area has been abandoned by the government for years, they’ve turned it to a site for dropping off derelicts and social rejects. What do you expect?”
“There’s talk about a renaming of the area, people are saying its bound to bring change.”
“Boy I’ve lived through different versions of promised change and this one has to be the most laughable. A name change is like putting plaster over a bullet wound without treatment; it ain’t gonna change nothing.”
“So glad I don’t live in their time; it’s a nightmare just watching them try to fight an inevitable end.”
Written by Chioma I.N
In response to the mondaysfinishthestory flash fiction challenge hosted by Barbara. The picture and the first sentence are provided and you have to complete the story in 100- 150 words. Click on the link to read others stories.
Thanks Barbara for hosting it and for the picture.
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