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Six Minutes by Kadija Sesay (poem)

That first day
Was the longest,
The day you left.
I spent
Sixhours sleeping
Six hours reading
Six hours eating
Six hours sitting

Six hours writing

Fighting
Every inclination in me 
To convince the 
Holiday company that
I was too I'll to stay

Away from you.

I wasn't homesick
Just you sick
Which annoyed me.

Until today I didn't believe
That it's not where you are
But who you're with
That makes the difference between
Being content and being happy








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