“Considering all things, we…” —
often the reply when asked
a simple “How are you?”
You hear it on the telephone
when talking to a friend.


Such claims
require elaboration.


The situation might be detailed
beyond your capacity
to maintain interest.


But sometimes
you need to pry and pry
for more delineation.


Most everyone of us
at one time or another
has been known to say:


And we would like
when we have the need
to say it.

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