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Numbers more than three, I do not need.
One is me.
Two is ever me and thee.
Any they (or he or she) and we
(that's you and me)
is three.

There's​ no we if only me.
There's​ no they without a we.
A million them?
Still we (that's you and me) and they:
that's three, I say.
A million we?
Still me and all of you:
that's only two.

You have said,,
"See... We're all one."
Well, that's ok. But less
than three, so they
(the all)
don't bother me.
Two is fine, too,
me and you
do not confuse;
no multitudes,
no divitudes.

Four's just two twos,
five feels contrived
and six or more?
Tedious, tendentious bore.

Listen. Listen. I don't see
more ways and hows and whys to count
than three;

are you (both),
are you (all) with
me?

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I blog irregularly at TinkerX. I'm also on Twitter. @andyhavens, go figure.


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