A killer joke
Lungu, 12 years old,
* sometimes a joke we make to our
mates could have serious consequences on people’s lives.
Things can happen in life that we
couldn’t even see in the movies. Real life shows us reality in ways never
imagined. It’s been 32 years since… In the same village we now live something
happened, something horrible, something that the villagers could never forget.
It is said that a group of pupils from the Economical High School
decided to go to the cemetery after finishing their classes. What for? Playing,
One of the kids found an empty
grave probably waiting for its “customer”. There was a stone
and a cross on its side. In order to try his friends’ courage a boy suggested
that one should enter the grave.
From the entire group one pretty
girl seemed more courageous than any other. She entered the grave laughing. One
of her mates wanted to make a joke so they could laugh together. He placed the
big stone on top of the very deep grave. He could not imagine that would have
been the greatest mistake of his life. The little girl buried started fear so
she begun to shout like no one had ever heard before. And that was the last cry
for help she ever shouted out!
The children wanted to take the
stone and put it aside but it was too heavy for them. They panicked and they
didn’t know what to do next. A man working in the cemetery heard their voices
and came to see what was going on. Helped by the kids he managed to move the
stone next to the grave. Inside, they could see a 16-year old little girl with
white hair like a 90-year old woman. On her abdomen there was an enormous snake
moving around. At her funeral the entire school was present, both teachers and
Unfortunately, some of the jokes
we play on our school-mates or friends can bring real pain, such pain we could
never imagine or ever make go away.