seventy times seven

That’s 490 times
I’m supposed to forgive you
but who’s counting?

Eventually
this math of us
becomes less additive
and more subtractive

so that somehow we two together
are less than the whole
we were at the start.

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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7 Responses to seventy times seven

  1. jmgoyder says:

    Well that got me thinking!

  2. Alice Keys says:

    “But who’s counting?” asks the scorekeeper extraordinaire. πŸ˜‰

  3. Oh Susan, these words of yours talk to me on different levels. Indeed, how many times are we to forgive? If forgiveness is to make us stronger and ‘more’ in unions, then too much of it rather weakens and make us ‘less’. Thank you my friend.

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