She was half listening
to a Tibetan male philosopher.
He spoke in timeless wise prose
Western natural theories of mind.
She heard repressed
Western timely spiritual experiences
of sensual sensory bodies.
He sang lyrically
of cultural vocations
perpetually turned toward enlightenment.
She spoke rationally
of permacultural designs
healthy democratic empowerment.
He thought about natural
as time’s seamless spatial integrity.
She felt sublime
of Earth’s revolving
He was half speaking
to a Western ecofeminist theologian.