Life is bewildering. Life isn’t as easy as 1 + 1 = 2. Sometimes 1 + 1 = 1 or even 3.

Are relationships meant to be? How do people choose one set of friends over another, or, more specifically, one person over another? How does love work?

Today’s senryu: Three Love Questions

Who loved who first? You,

me, or the spirit between?

Relationship bound?

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“Bounded

If the sequence of real numbers (a_{n}) is such that all the terms are less than some real number M, then the sequence is said to be bounded from above. In other words, this means that there exists M such that for all n, a_{n} ≤ M. Any such M is called an upper bound. Likewise, if, for some real m, a_{n} ≥ m for all n greater than some N, then the sequence is bounded from below and any such m is called a lower bound. If a sequence is both bounded from above and bounded from below, then the sequence is said to be bounded.”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequence

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“THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE

I look at relationships. What’s different about what I do, compared with most psychologists, is that for me the relationship is the unit, rather than the person. What I focus on is a very ephemeral thing, which is what happens between people when they interact. It’s not either person, it’s something that happens when they’re together. It is like a structure that they’re building by the way they interact. And I think of it that way, almost like a fleeting architectural fluid form that people are creating as they talk to each other, as they smile, as they move.” https://www.edge.org/conversation/john_gottman-the-mathematics-of-love

I think It’s like poetry, sometimes it just works, needs constant work or alternatively, I’ll leave it, get back to it later… totally enjoyed the questioning haiku, …✨Penn✨

Curious CappuccinoA lovely haiku, and the quote from Gottman is thought-provoking!

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Patrick ColePost authorThank you dearly.

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pennsivityI think It’s like poetry, sometimes it just works, needs constant work or alternatively, I’ll leave it, get back to it later… totally enjoyed the questioning haiku, …✨Penn✨

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Patrick ColePost authorThank you, Penn. _/\_

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