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Love Through All Seasons

What does it mean to you
to be loved
right here
where you live and breathe,
eat and occasionally shower?

What value would you give
my investment of mutual regard?

Do you know
you can love
and be loved
for who you are right now?
And for that sainted sinner
you inevitably will become,
and for all those you have been
since first I laid eyes on you,
and smelled you,
and listened for your still small
and large voices.

Love cannot be reduced
and confined
to just one tense,
or even two
with those we are committed to
and for;
And best spreads across
all four seasons
of sacred change.

Love is limited
only by mistrusting imagination,
WinLose dissonant assumption,
reductions of sacred organic integrity
to secular strategic mendacity,
deducted images distancing us
confining what I know and feel
for you and us up to now,

Not disregarding
or over-valuing
past and potential future
wealth for what feels safe for us today
to believe and hope,
our reviving health
tomorrow.

 

When winters hand out plastic bottled lemon juice
and grieving onions
too long endured,
I would like to trade some for limes
and grateful southern summer garlic
if you have those
to share.

Together
we might make lemon-lime local aid
and add community’s basic bullion
for regenerate harvest
building stone multiculturing soup,
green vegetarian
and redmeat simmering stews.

When life hands us lemons
and FixIt unpeeling onions
Earth invites rebirthing us
to re-imagine all four seasons
and three tenses together
our re-creolizing cacophany
with restoring beverage
of healthy re-changing choice
for loving peace as resilient ecojustice.

Love of who and what,
when and where,
and why until just us again,
revisiting community polycultural outdoor worship
during summer health-climax

And on through fall harvest,
and yet another inevitable winterish lemon
of creolizing discontent,
stuck inside
liturgical long-range extended family garden planning
plotting worshiping community love redevelopment,
global song and dance sacred restoration,
healthy-wealth of peace

As integrity of love
for WinWin organic choices
changing four-seasons from above
as below,
without
as within.

 

 

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Rose City

I live in a rose-tinted town
bowing mainly to White Western skies
bleached of blue blooded color
but also of dire Eastern dawns
with smoky red skies,
warning farmers and gardeners
taking and giving nutritional cover
under bad-blooded weather
on our way to further apart.

I live in a NorthEastern place
replete with geriatric grace
yet less mindful of holistic medicines
less conscious through holy meditations
less wholesome
with cooperative administrations
of home
and families
and neighborhoods
as wholesome 7-Generation multihoods.

I live in a public space
directed by private embrace
toward trusting love of all four directions
all eight lifetime resurrections

From infant to child,
child to pre-teen,
pubescent to late adolescent,
where U.S. culture seems to be LeftBrain stuck,
between delayed adolescents and too young adults,
young adults toward mature polyculturists
voters listening to WiseElder leaders,
WiseElder leaders
longing to conjoin CoMessiahs
and Bodhisattva Warriors
and PolyCulturing Yogis
and MultiCulturing EarthScientists
and PolyPhonically inclined EarthArtists
and PolyPathic EarthEducators and Mentors.

Researchers and Designers
of full-octaved trust,
if for no positively healthy reason,
to avoid hatreds of anti-trust
and ambivalent angers
seeking secular mistrust
and equivalent fears
finding infinite misery
pathologies.

I live in a rose-scented town
where three polluted rivers conjoin
worshipped by LastNative gamblers
reweaving our vapid ritual bows
within all four fractal revolving dimensions.

I live in a rose-fading town
aging while watching southwestern drought,
at risk of growing coastal
as Northern blizzards of chaos
compete with Southern hurricanes and tornadoes
of flooding tsunamic complexity.

I live in a rose memory town
filled with ghosts of LeftBrain dominant climatic pathology
rising up to restore RightBrain with Left
peace from within,
settling down to withstand
capital punishments
ego-justified retributions
without rose-tinted glasses.

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Graceful Outdoor Voices

It feels easier to me
to recall and eagerly embrace
what remains sacred in humane nature
while outside
listening to surf and winds
of exterior EarthSouled nature.

It seems easier to fill our cathedrals
and capitals
with cupolas of resounding
one resonant inside voice,
but feels more salvific to fill all our outdoor extending voices
across exterior sacred spaces
with resplendant gospels
of all EarthSoul’s polyphonic Creations,

EnergyCreators of harmonizing outdoor,
and occasionally indoor,
voices filling sacred iconic meaning
with secular vocational purpose,
both natural with spiritual realities
of liberating WinWin planning,
evaluating,
implementing,
governing,
choreographing,
designing,
ritualizing,
reconnecting
resiliently keeping time and rhythm
without unnecessary defensive WinLose knots
double-bound in understoried eighth notes
of 4/4 C-Major/minor
Elite/NotElite patterns
composing RealityTime.

Beloved outdoor communities
warmed by communion campfires
burning rhapsodic love songs,
flames of history greeting sacred herstory,
realities of polyphonic EarthSoul enlightenment,
emerging AnimaMundi consciousness.

Backyard campfires
and front yard cooperative gardens,
with a dash more RightBrain friendly THC
and a pinch less LeftBrain suffocating alcohol,
are great transitional events
for developing WinWin
SecularLeft with SacredRight Energy CoOperatives.

A great way to remember
we have always best sung
our community-rooted lights and powers
more cooperatively polyphonic
and less competitively capitalistic.

Back yard love story singing
and dancing,
talking and walking,
and listening and speaking democratically
back and forth across all our BBQ grills
and StoneSoup memories
of community Commons ownership,
integrity of empowerment through mutual enlightenment,
responsibilities with WinWin restoring authority
of Golden Rules
for our ultimate sacred utility sector,
our usefulness,
sufficiency of energy,
our purpose
Earth’s democratizing energy reality,
AnimaMundi sacred light.

Anima Mundi
nondual meaning of ourselves,
dipolar healthy together;
more bipolar pathological apart.

Front yard community gardens,
indigenously planned
back yard reforesting projects,
proposals and programs,
ecological economic policies,
sacred multiculturing communities of voices
blowing and nutritiously surging,
chirping and squeaking
and raining and scolding,
singing and dancing mutual health benefits
of this great postmillennial shift

Shifting from secularized reductive Patriarchal Energy Business
toward redistributing nutritional Matriarchal Networks
of cooperatively-owned
indoor with outdoor community-communion voices,
secular and sacred

Energy sustaining
polyphonic song
and dance,
surf and wind,
planting and harvesting,
reforesting and refueling,
restorying and recreating
regenerating and reconnecting
Sacred Energy Communions
blossoming in HumblingLeft-RightGratitude,
positive balancing energy attitude.

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Restoration Towns

I was skeptically listening
to a retiring social researcher,
and problem-solving imaginer,
from the American Enterprise Institute;

An Institute
I usually find more destitute
of bicameral consciousness than not,
and thereby with less healthy resonant imagination
than more pathological dissonance.

But, I found myself agreeing with him.
He is retiring,
in part,
because he is tired of preaching to a choir
that has not yet learned the beginner’s importance
of listening to each others’ voices
for harmonies
and what may sound off healthy key.

He opined that this USA
used to be a democratic space
others,
from other EarthBound political and economic places,
felt good about having around
as a healthy beaconing neighbor.

A place inspiring inclusive dreams of cooperative hope
for ourselves
our families
and local WinWin dominant communities
of educated problem-solvers.

I’m not entirely sure
Martin Luther King would have shared this view,
nor slaves
nor indentured servants
nor women
nor prisoners
nor even cooperative adolescents of all creeds and colors
wise beyond their non-enfranchised years.

The U.S.,
he said,
used to be a place composed of communities
with Yankee ingenuity
and Southern charming hospitality.

A democratic
local problem-solving place,
where people knew they need not agree with their neighbors
but we are obliged to listen carefully with each other,
in public discernment spaces
where diversity of images
and density of combined imaginations
derive both RightBrain healthy metaphors
and LeftBrain wealthy analogies,
therapeutic systems
and healing models
for cooperative WinWin co-governance

CoArising communities invested in local integrity
to multicultural faith in combined wisdom
of each other,
like grains in one loaf of multigrained nutrition,
deriving BothAnd inclusively imaged designs,

Both implementation
and evaluation
cohering cooperative enterprises,

Both redesigners of healthy ecopolitical cycles
and of deeply sacred ecological wisdom future-seekers.

I could have been reading into
his more straightforward time-bite.
We were once composed of communities
that could solve our own problems,
at least with those allowed in empowering rooms.

We were a successful creolizing experiment,
back in more agrarian democratic nurturing days
and quieter starlit restorative nights.

We were more effectively self-governing
back before incorporated complexities
of distant shareholder owners
hiring CEOs
whose job is to grow
grow
grow
quarterly profits,
even at sometimes necessary expense
of long-term employees
and their healthy and secure families,
conservers of ethics
and aesthetics,
beauty and truth
of good neighbor practices,
natural and spiritual.

Corporations v flighty local customers,
too often distracted by competitions,
Either us, Or them
unfortunate necessities,
norms of self-righteous justification,
values of tough-love discontent
and anger management
about ZeroSum WinLose realities
of unkind natured
and spirited lives
and dying
and death.

But now,
in this post-millennial time,
post-industrial rabid growth of fossil fuel-based irrational conclusions
and post-global competitions between capital-harvesting incorporations,
now climate-forced to turn
toward more locally owned cooperative health-investing communities,
some already growing healthy cooperative cultures
and active WinWin guilds
and co-investment networks,

We still search for healthier locally-owned solutions
to what have become global disinvestment
away from healthy local subclimate issues,
concerns informing polypathic
creolizing
deep ecological WinWin solutions.

How can my small New England community
solve our problems of dirty air
polluted water,
sterile and messed-up soil?
We nutritionally fade from all five senses,
fake food and piety,
false fascist patriotism
and toxic anti-nutritional cultural choices.

We are each one among many,
local ownership and investment fading,
increasingly noncompetitive,
Loser communities of EarthSoul dismay.

Communities surrounded by MeFirst nationalistic thinking
and lack of local-global dipolar consciousness of healthy cultures,
now setting aside rabidly competing nationalistic Middlemen,
Corporate CEOs,
we reclaim ownership by families and households
building up local and bioregional enterprise,
owned by those who work here as healthy neighbors,
trained in health-wealth ego-eco balancing consciousness.

We are no longer manageable by distant CEOs
or Boards of Competing to HoardPrivateProfit Directors.

We do already own local Boards of Health and Education
representing informed share-holders,
co-investors who are, at our best,
love infested,
usually not from afar,
often from inside our bioregions
and nearby towns,
grateful for long-term bottom-line
slow nutritionally grown
health-wealth profits.

We might enjoy health
with local cooperative democratic control,
with producer and consumer balancing co-ownership,
with WinWin ecosystemic bilateralism
between acting locally
and global consciousness,
setting aside WinLose monoculturing ecopolitics
whereby local communities remain stuck
in LoseLose globalizing issues
that no one community can problem-solve,
resolve,
isolated from local health-investment opportunities
severed from outside national
and international dis-investors
devoid of local learning,
knowing,
experiencing
my community’s EarthSoul

Our emerging democratic consciousness;
Global climate health restorations
of all green polyculturing cooperative communities
WinWin together

Our towns could,
and might,
Great Health-Transition together.

Local US communities
no longer enjoy the envy of EarthTribe.
Positive psychologists might suggest we have become WinLose
LeftBrain under-educated and ill-formed
regarding EarthSoul’s polypathic history
of love
in communities
of Sacred MotherEarth Creation Stories,
FirstNation Thanksgiving Pledges,

Positive WinWin locally owned
and grown
and designed
and implemented
and co-investing Attitude
of Sacred Ego-Ecological Gratitude.

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Restoring Justified Design

In restorative justice programs,
victims of trauma establish facilitated goals for healing.
Victims are our first clients of solidarity.

But, our clients work on actively responding to punishing loss,
to violence,
violations of what could be,
and should have been, peace.

Peace and justice supported by the client’s community,
neighbors,
friends,
family,
justice and peace therapeutic systems,
positive faith communities and naturally sacred environments,
organic nutritional relationships.

In each of these relationships
between restoring justice mentors
and distressed victims,
offenders,
and environments of peace and justice nurturing support,
we also describe
normative therapeutic relationships
found within Permaculture Design.

Permaculture clients feel victimized by pathological changes, issues
in homes and properties,
farms and gardens,
stinky lakes and eroding shorelines,
looking for remedies to help restore right relationships
with these climate and landscape offenses.

Ugly views
and smells
and sounds
and lack of flavor
and unbalanced nutrition,
disproportionate shade and light,
toxic subclimates,
poisonous weeds
and blighting neighbors,
diseased trees and unproductive flowers.

And, like restorative justice,
communities surround
and contribute to both clients and offenders,
and, thereby, are capable of empathizing with both,
and are needed to resolve causes and effects of environmental trauma,
to actively respond to therapeutic needs of suffering clients.

In co-witnessing solidarity,
we discern how we might together restore polycultural outcome goals
through cooperative implementation plans,
with least competitive Win-Lose effort,
to improve Win-Win nutritional designs
of and by and for and with traumatized clients
longing to no longer know themselves as merely victims
of increasingly violent
and toxic
and distressed climates
and landscapes

Internal ego climates
and external economic-ecological landscapes
with improving multicultural celebration potential together,
away from punishing monocultural distresses

Toxically competitive Win-Lose strategies
suboptimize Win-Win intent and commitment
of both Restorative Justice Advocates
and Permacultural Designers,
witnessing in solidarity with clients
feeling like victims
of society’s desecrating sins past.

Our cooperative business plans
emerge from this same therapeutic desire
to become both producers and consumers
of deep and wide nutritional and nurturing
restoration of meaning,
of healthy sustainability,
of resonant regenerativity,
of polyphonically wide aesthetics,
and yet deeply polycultural ethics
of multi-paradigmatic polypaths

Living and speaking restorative ecojustice
in ego peace with profoundly interdependent Win-Win ecosystems
notnot Zero-Sum
Prime BiLateral Relationships,

Breathing in trusted Yang
to breathe out justifying YinYin,
wu-wei Tipping Points
from PermaCultural Design
through ReStoring EcoJustice Original Intent
toward Paradise UnCovered
to sacred humane producers and consumers
of ecological peace phylogeny outside
with ecopolitical health homology inside.

Restorative Justice is therapy for inside voices
while Permaculture Design has been ecotherapy for outside voices.
But all these voices express shared multicultural language
for healing past punishments and losses,
where Win-Win Paradise
invites gratitude
for cooperative therapeutic hands.

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Original Intents and Purposes

Original New Yorker Intents and Purposes

So who did you expect
to actually elect,
Vandana Shiva?

from Uniting Constitutions of MotherTrees

Tribes and groves
grow forests together
forming more therapeutically perfect Unions
of unity yin-flowing integrity,
not quite so much uniformity
of Yang’s violating offensive strengths
for deductively commodifying
financial quantities of economic justice
as real estates for all,
yet blind to yin’s qualities
of restorative
ecotherapeutic mercy for our best-intending selves
living here together
as one MotherTree
reconstituting Tribes
for regenerative
Golden Natural Rule
outcomes.

Natural rules
are also sacred therapies
with collateral intent
toward investing in general Welfare
of We the People
on our one Planet
with our Plants
for mutual loving predation of Yang
and matriarchal-yin beloved prey
victims
our shamed and blamed criminalizations
and marginalizations,
boundary issues of being in wrong places
with non-therapeutic intent
during bad Apple times,
when this most perfect EarthTribe Welfare
encounters climates of pathological risk.

Those who become citizens
of UnitingStated democracy
are born residents of Earth’s MotherTree CoOperative
committed to uphold this uniting general and more perfect Welfare
of individuals within ecotherapeutic families,
of families within EarthTribe Constituted First Native Nations,
for this Nation of and for democratic health care
giving therapeutically forward
toward future EarthTribe ReGenerations
and health care receiving restoring justice backward
since (0)-Soul
WinWin Space with Time
began our shared Welfare dream
of restorative ego/eco-therapeutic justice,
mutual mercies of noticing
who is upholding our more perfect healthcare Welfare,
and who is more like holding it up
like NRA evangelizers
standing fascist and allegedly saluting
flagpoles of fake plutocratic patriotism
and fake news of competition’s superiority for marketing purposes
and fake therapeutic constitutional intent.

Summary of Amendments
regarding self-impeaching anti-patriotic free speech
and behaviors
and grab and assault word choices toward further violence:

If the proposed public sector administrator
cannot run on a therapeutic record of cooperative ownership
and democratically evolving development
committed to clear health care giving and ecotherapeutic receiving

And if
instead defines our proposed future public administration
as against Whatever health care and receiving laws
and restorative justice rules
currently in ego- and eco-therapeutic place,
as being mostly against the Opposition’s Whatever here
as against the Opposition’s Whatever there,
without capacity to say or behave
as one might expect of a mature healthy ecotherapist
familiar with restorative justice
as therapeutically active hope
for our more perfect generic Welfare
as families
and communities
and as a nation
within a community of nations,

Then,
please,
with future 2020 perfect revisioning opportunities
just around our three year corner,
let us look very much
in exactly the opposite
optimal yin-flowing yang dipolar strengthening direction
for optimizing positive and therapeutic restorations
of health care,
thanksgiving as grace-receiving.

We’re all on a more perfectly uniting EarthTribe
revolutionary resurrection
of reforesting Paradise direction,
but probably best not to put the white guy with the Presidential erection
right there in the fake news director chair,
or twittering toilet
for that matter.

Notes:
Talk about the shame of Rome
burning while Caesar played with his
fiddle!
What about the blame of playing Trump
to inflame the entire planet
while playing with his
twitter messages?
Who let that happen?

It wasn’t the Council of MotherTrees,
I can tell you that for sure.
We have not yet been re-enfranchised,
given free-and-equal voice.

I think he learned his leadership skills
from New York’s taxi drivers.
But don’t blame them,
this was certainly not their original intent.

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The Senior Center’s Budgeting Party

We started slow and old-growth
yet steady.

The Senior Democrats
and Republicans
and Libertarians
and Independents
hosted a Community Integrity budgeting party.

Party favors were ballots
with options for small,
medium,
large,
and extra large service sectors
beginning with agriculture and permaculture support
and ending with zoning and long-term planning expenses;
the whole A through Z list of community services
we want for and with each other,
sometimes less,
sometimes more,
yet always competing less for cooperative more.

This Community Integrity Party
looked and felt like
an Old-Growth ReForesting Party.

We began with separate caucuses
to discern these diverse quantitative options
as to their quality of cooperative root systemic investment.

Education small
would remove more holistic arts and therapies
of music and dance troupes and bands
and choreographed orchestrations,
organic and regenerative harvesting and replanting
rhythms and harmonies,
painting murals of hope
and writing sonnets of creatively
and re-creatively
healing history.

No one liked that,
although some Old-Growth Republicans began to look wistful.

Education medium
was Business As Boringly Usual.
Budgets to feed evolving minds and bodies
competing with investments in more sewer lines
feeding our rivers less toxins
yet not feeding our top reforesting soil more fertility.

Education large
began with cooperatively owned and managed pre-schools
and ended with post-doctoral studies
in synergetic community as forestry enrichment
for optimizing mutual health-wealth
ethical and aesthetic designs.

Education extra large
suggested listening and learning would become our primary mission,
non-violent service of and for our municipality,
cooperative ownership and governance
of regenerative,
annually reiterative,
Slow and Old-Growth ReEducation Parties,
plantings,
feeding symbiotic organic fertilizers
to harvest health and wealth optimizing economic
and political outcomes.

Once the three caucuses were finished,
we formed one party circle
to compare reforesting notes,
to look for harmonies
and dissonance,
to see what both could together teach us
about further listening and learning
who to nominate as Community Integrity candidates.

We started our reforesting inside and out party
slow and old-growth steady,
study,
then began raising young candidates
to manage family and community integrity,
living in and on our slow and old-growth reforesting
Cooperative NonViolent Education Planet.

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