The Homeless Woman

a homeless woman sleeping outside supermarket

The Sleeping Homeless Woman   He had bought all the items of grocery his wife had instructed him. Only he had failed to get the eggs. Ooh, how scarce they were these days!!! Clutching two grocery filled plastic bags, he left the supermarket. As he walked to his parked car, a young man sat outside by the pavement selling compact disks. “Dollar for two mukoma. Ndinawo ese amungade. Kana aye aye!”, the young man extended a pack of CD’s towards him, smiling. Zviroto did not stop. His eyes were however suddenly quickly drawn to a forlorn sleeping figure….