No Man (or Woman) is an Island

With apologies to John Donne

One plus one
Equals
Relationship.
One plus one plus one
Equals community.

Each sum
Requires the addition
Of our commitment,
Our time,
Our selves.

With subtraction
Comes pain
And loss.
Completeness disappears.
The sum
Doesn’t
Add up.

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