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a poem by Porscha Fayard.
In a few months, I will be put to a friendship test I have never before passed.
One of the earliest lessons I learned when I was a Little Beast was that you can’t call everyone your friend. I mean, you can if you want, but it’s a bad idea. Know why? A friend is someone who meets your personal standard of friendship.