1 + 2

One plus two is twelve.
One plus two is three.
One plus two is anything and everything that gleams.

1+2 is, often, the whole wide world.
And, often, just nothing at all.

1+2 is Achilles
and a nasty lovers’ brawl.
1+2 is haste.
1+2 an eloquent taste.

1+2 is devoid a void.
So stark a sword.

Three’s company, today, will suffice.
At others, it is all alone.

© achillesheelpoetry, 2022

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