(The précis of individuality
is the thesis of plurality.
For the sum of all personality
is the wide sea of humanity.)
every time and always, the ants I see
typically, all look the same to me
certainly like us: all-alike humans
especially when viewed from a distance.
the individual uniqueness unseen
except when up-close-and-personal seen
we delight when we hear people like us
appreciate the good in each one of us.
ants and humans
humans and ants
ordinariness and commonness.
individuality and plurality.
(c) 1999 Chito L. Aguilar