Yes, we are composed of small communities in different places, but ultimately we are one city.
When times are difficult, a CEO should remain poised and composed.
“There are no facts,” Friedrich Nietzsche famously wrote, meaning that reality is composed of competing stories about reality.
"calm, tranquil," c.1600, past participle adjective frome compose (v.). Related: Composedly; composedness.
c.1400, compousen, from Old French composer "put together, arrange, write" a work (12c.), from com- "with" (see com-) + poser "to place," from Late Latin pausare "to cease, lay down," ultimately from Latin ponere "to put, place" (see position (n.)). Meaning influenced in Old French by componere (see composite). Musical sense is from 1590s. Related: Composed; composing.