Since Zadduis went to jail, Zanovia had been a heaping mess. She spent most of her time, eating, sleeping and crying. She missed Zadduis so much and since he'd been to jail, so much had changed. Even though Zadduis sent his boys to come and check on Zanovia, A'King and his mother, Zanovia just didn't trust them. She missed her husband's protecting arms.
Baby A'King missed his father too. Zanovia did the best that she could raising him with the help of Zadduis's mother Hattie Mae. But there were times when Zanovia caught baby A'King hugging the overiszed puppy that Zadduis had gotten him for Christmas. It broke Zanovia's heart to see her baby missing his father. This had been the longest 6 months ever. Luckily, Hattie Mae was there to console Zanovia and Baby A'King when they missed their Zadduis the most, but the truth was, she missed him too.
It was tough living life without Zadduis. He was the families sole provider. Since he'd been gone, finances had fallen into Zanovia's hands and right now, she wasn't really sure what to do. Plus, she still hadn't been feeling like herself. But, she had to keep it together for Baby A'King, so to take their minds off of missing Zadduis, Zanovia took A'King to the Newcrest Park in the center of town.
Together, they played and enjoyed one another one's company. It was fun, but it still wasn't as much fun as it would be if Zadduis was there.
"Mommy, when is daddy coming home?" Baby A'King asked. Soon baby. Soon." Zanovia replied with worry in her voice. The verdict still wasn't out yet on when Zadduis would get out and even thought Zanovia was trying to stay optimistic, she wasn't sure if she'd ever see him again with the charges he was facing.
The question brought tears to Zanovia's eyes, but Zanovia smiled for her baby.
. "Soon, baby." Zanovia affirmed him. "Very soon."
TO BE CONTINUED...