Seeing another community builder go

Makes me just shake my head

How could it be




That one could take her own life


With so much community around them

To help cope with the strife


Suffering so internal

No external force could solve


A loneliness

Hidden underneath smiles

A creative energy

That could not be withdrawn


Surrounded by community

We cannot escape ourselves


When it comes down to it

Maybe that’s all we have


We can build communities here and there and everywhere

But the community of one

With our self

Is the greatest challenge

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