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Befriending me

By Lerato Mensah-Aborampah ’22

She began to enjoy her own company.
The other day she made herself laugh.
She laughed until it would not make sense
to a passer-by that she was alone.
It was ridiculously funny to begin
befriending herself.
What had taken her so long?

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