8.5.12

sometimes she sits near them,

listens.

she doesn't mean to be rude,

she just wants company.

a friend.

she has no one.

no one to talk to or

confide in.

she is alone.

it's not that she looks

different, just that

she is.

they can't say why and

neither can she.

she's just a little too odd

to have friends.