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Costs of Freedom

The value of individual freedom
seems impossible to quantify
without at least knowing,
What is this freedom for?

What is this freeing political and economic purpose?

Will my freedom
and your egalitarian
side by side
sometimes competitive
sometimes cooperatively multi-sided
liberty
liberate us to live in robust wealth
of interdependent multicultural health?

Is this individual freedom’s disvalue
to die in unhealthy,
boring,
lonely,
divisive pathology
of pretend autonomy
for individualistic lack of thriving polycultural wealth?

Challenged by economic and social distancing,
Stuck in quantitative and qualitative commodity losses,
both monetized and uncommunicated values
for healthy wealth of democratic multicultures
felt robustly freeing
resonant
resilient health systems
thriving through win/win interdependent communications
where we have leisurely and always sufficient time
to take a warm breath
together

Revaluing messages reminiscent
of earlier critical nationalistic times
when The only thing we had to fear
was straight white patriarchal nationalistic fear
itself.

Today,
the only thing we must not tolerate
is straight white patriarchal privileged intolerance
of leftbrain monocultural predation
itself.

The only thing we must not individualistically punish,
and thereby further empower,
is retributive vindictiveness
our monoculturing
colonizing
supremacist selves.

The only nationalistic freedom value we must not shun
is our own interdependent guilt itself

For the undemocratic
unhealthy society
we too often tolerate
at least within our freedom envious selves

Discovering commodified
monopolizing
monotonizing
industrialized
militarized win/lose communication value
is too expensive,
yet I too often empower
asset envy of Others,
especially those felt
as outside my own extended family

Thereby dissociated from my polarizing ego
freedom values for continuing
business as nationalistically
and autonomously usual
monopolizing partisan patriotic
unfreedom reacting against
loyal
liberating EarthJustice patriotism
rooted in multigenerational
co-empathic interdependent identity.

The value of individual freedom
seems impossible to quantify
without at least knowing
how is this freedom for
Earth-enlightened co-empowerment
of healthy communicating lives
multiculturing
multi-generational wealth
of sacredly reflected
secular
multisensory
neurologically systemic
win/win through win/lose experience
not lose/lose absence
of ego-liberating
ecosystemic memories?

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Freedom for Global Compassion

Seminar Reflections

Liberal Lovers
invited a 2020 Trump follower
to lead them
to his personal straight white patriarchal trust
in strength
and privileged anthrocentric freedoms
to extract Earth’s wealth as needed
wanted
comforting
and entertaining
and convenient probably at least,
or even at most,
for this generation
of supremely intelligent
LeftBrain dominant
EarthOwners.

When asked where I find myself
debating against his eco-political logic
I had no strategic plan
or well-integrated clue

Why strongly resilient FreedomFrom
crippling environmental
and social capital restrictions
is not a resonantly sustainable balance,

An error in EarthJustice
resulting from discontinuous independence
of ego-individual liberty
to discredit
and divest from
evolving multicultural interdependence
of all multigenerational revolving life systems.

Just as exile from interdependence
may produce restrictions apart from multicultural
compassionate communication

As intellectual property apartheid
does not feel like freedom toward health
sustainably engaged in mature
well-capitalized CommonWealth responsibility,
nor freely invested in egalitarian dignity,
nor automatically re-investing
in democratic trusting healthcare futures.

Freedom to invest in healthy happiness
and freedom from monocultural diversions into sadness
cannot preclude each Other’s continued potentiality
to be known
and felt
as competitive
predative foreign devils
and/or
cooperative
multiculturing co-invested
liberally loving interdependent EarthTribe lives

Happy/sad depolarizing
regenerative/degenerative bilateral revolutions
of lively/deadly
freedom to multiculturally
Yintegrally invest
while enjoying freedom from monoculturing
Anthro-OverPowering
divestments
away from ZeroZone
health/wealth co-responsive
Earth

Suggesting,
now that I have had a moment to reflect,
that Yang’s anthro-freedom strength to
repress Yin’s multicultural free-flowing wisdom
works out better for Yang/Yin resilient health balance
than LeftBrain ego-patriarchal dominant monoculturalism
v RightBrain ecofeminist prominent
deep learning
listening
communing within multiculturalism

ReMembering neuro-sensory creolization
reconnections
compassionate re-ligions
restorations
transubstantiations
liberating communions, given and received
freely harmonic
resiliently redundant communications
of and for EarthJustice.

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Growing Up Divided

Growing up in twentieth century USA,
without a recent immigrant history,
nor a Native American indigenous heritage,
just another in-between victim
of Straight WesternWhite Male privilege,

I recall a smirky fuss
about Eastern mind/body connection,
pseudo-science,
nondual
nonviolent
inscrutable
paradoxical
unrealistic philosophy,
meditation as if medication.

It did not occur to me,
in my enthusiastically extractive
and exhausting youth,
that in the East,
Buddhist and Taoist teachers
might have indulged
in a smirky fuss

About Western mind v body disconnection,
secular science severed from sacred arts,
dualistic divine spirit v corrupt nature theology,
just war theories
rooted in retributive justice theory
instead of restorative peace experience;
body medication
without mind meditation.

In my more enthusiastically inclusive
and creative-tensioned age,
it occurs to bicameral mindbody me,
that Eastern ecosystemic connection
is also Western ego-recentering compassion,
experienced by Left-dominant hemispheres
as felt by Right-prominent
mind/body biospheres,

Searching for why binomial structures
religiously emerge from organic co-relational nomials,
dynamic spirit/natured variables,
inside/outside co-determinate sociables,
analogy,
theological ecology.

Polynomials,
western polypathic autonomous variables
and eastern polyphonic relationships,
Earth double-binding polyvagal dancing bodies
wrapped around,
and developing through,
revolving polymorphic minds
equally not not polynomially independent,
free,
liberated,
communal saints
and divided sinners.

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BlackBird Pie

What do you need right now?

I feel like I would enjoy a long retreat
from human voices,
a free to reverse
get out of jail vacation
from inside voices,
especially my own.

Who would keep you entertained?
Who would you listen to
with affection,
passion,
curiosity,
interest,
engagement,
immersion,
amusement,
without hearing human voices,
including your own?

Maybe I would learn to speak in squirrel scold
and nutty chatter,
in buzzing bee,
whining predative mosquito searching,
warning rattler,
purring and hissing cat,
stoned silly river sibilant
sad satiated sensory sunset
moon rise advent of enlightening mystery
surf breathing ocean, inhaling and slow shushing out
demented and delighted dreamscapes,
hawk warnings
mourning dove reassurances
Earth’s undisputing stillness
still partially well

Blessing silly ravens
cawing out for each other,
“Here we brazenly are, together;”
never having heard of blackbird pie,
unthinkably naive,
unspeakable joy of togathering flight
without tomorrow’s forbidding consequences.

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Military FireWork

He said the undiplomatic cost
to all of us freedom celebrators,
to firstborn sons and daughters,
to last born future children,
would be far less
than its liberating value.

Value for and against whom?

Value for and against what healthy purpose?

Value for and against which wealthy constituents?

He couldn’t say,
or wouldn’t,
or shouldn’t

Because he couldn’t listen
and wouldn’t savor
democratic peace.

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Hold Me Tight

Hold me tight
to free me
from this screaming isolation.

Hug me right
to free me
for our streaming restoration.

Hear me fight
here to free us
from my darkest dream depression.

Speak this night
for freedom
from our wrong self-shaming
other-blaming impressions,
cold climates of suppression,
heated hates for oppression,
reserved and calculated rates
for irreverent repressions.

Hold me tight
to free me
from this lack
of free associations.

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Pursuing Democratic Health

Democratic pursuits of healthy constitutions
and health policy discipline
are often associated with growing compassion,
enlightenment values
for well-being and happiness,

And peace and happiness, in turn,
associated with prosperity, both natural and spiritual wealth,
never one without the other.

This historical association includes integral global prosperity
hoped for during the Great Enlightenment
climaxing during the 1700s
as our democratic spirited
and natured USA was busy being born.

Health, like wealth,
can be measured in quantities compared across time,
sometimes trending bigger and more robust
and sometimes sadly smaller and more stagnant,

But, health, as wealth, also feels warm flowing
in effluent rivers and root nutritional systemic qualities
of multilateral WinWin positive compassion,
tossed back and forth in everyday discourse,
through LoseLose negative ego-mania
echoing cognitive silos of dissonance.

Personal health, like wealth,
prosperity of happiness and warm nests,
can be thought about as short-term
sufficiency for each moment composing one lifetime,

Or more long-term confluence,
multi-regenerational,
mother’s warm womb to daughter to grandmother’s womb,
back and forth through time
remembered and projected healthy wealth
into our co-passioned nutritional future.

Global democratic health,
like self-governing compassionate wealth,
can be measured in cooperative quantities of lifespans
and consumer market potential
compared to productive efficiency
measured against cost of labor
and materials
and energy consumed/produced,
and pollution
and waste,
compared against Win/Lose inefficient competitions
and Lose/Lose energy resources
of ecological/economic global failure,
and waste,
and contrasted to Win/Win co-investing compassion trends.

Earth’s health, like wealth,
can become more synergetically understood
as qualities of multicultural integrity,
flow,
growing robustly effluent,
affluent nutritional depth, width,
buoyancy, multicultural beauty
speaking polypathic truth to monocultural predation,
degradation from Paradise potential
degenerating to WeedPatch mendacity,
hypocrisy,
lunacy,
rabidity
of narcissistic fear-mongering
twittering
while treating Earth as though a personal AntiGolden Ruled Toilet,
garbage disposal

A rabid rat’s nest
rewriting Golden HealthRule democratic constitutions
to best serve northern
and western white patriarchal monoculturing degenerators
of military industrialized hate and threat commodity climates
growing personally
and politically
and economically
and socially unhealthy
and psychologically unwealthy
and way anti-democratic unwise,

Anti-healthy wealth of white male privilege
dispassionately apathetic toward healthy quantities
and wealthy matriarchal flowing qualities.

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Addiction to RightWing Prison

A culture steeped in retribution
becomes blind to freedom’s contributions
accessed best through healing restorations,
trust,
virtual stuff
for democracies most resilient.

A society resisting love’s innovative brilliance
comic and jazzy improvising resonance
healing ecosystemic egos dissonant
from aquatic wombs of patient advent,

Adventuring winter’s iceflows of stark stuckness,
as impatient as a tongueless mess
stuck to a frozen metalic national goalpost
just as bells and climate whistles end recess
sound a new tune of chaotic harvest.

National prison lobbies
would lock up tongues and time
arbitrarily confining unconverted inmates lying
behind naked bars of self-isolation
and electric waves of competing institutions,
Walls against multiculturing opportunity,
defensive moats with hungry crocodiles,
black and white defenses against sinful lazy aliens,
and aggressive ballistic lobbyists
addicted to non-conversations
of fear and self-righteous anger,
marketing everyday all-white lies
of capital-hoarding omission.

Collective fears of punishing reparations
for sins against past and future poor regenerations
expands like melting ice-slow crystals
freezing fear escapes so many freedom wronged,
confined by greed against imprisoned selves
against relentlessly orthodox “Other.”

Mutlihappy revolutions of 2020 vision,
listening to prison’s sad social addictions
powering over
to rediscover yin-power with prisoners
together decriminalizing
desecularizing
retenderizing
pardoning humane nature
for past angry RedState patriarchal crimes
against Earth’s cooperative matriarchal freedom
green inspiring Spirit.

All of which causal root to reflective branches came,
then took off again,
to show
One WhiteHouse addiction
to a HillHell of competing prison power
is another’s enchantment
and/or disenchantment.

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The DJ

The DJ plays wrong songs
for greens
and blues,
blacks and browns,
yellows
and dark wiselder matriarchal reds,
both natural
and spiritual
progressive parties too all-encompassing
to quickly disinvest
and octave ageless end.

DJ
never learned to dance outdoors
naked
or even organically half-dressed
to impress,

To ride RightMind waves
of cooperative
integral
holonic
MotherEarth primal relationship
revolving sacred DJ spin,
Earth’s harmonic resonating song.

DJ left MotherEarth
and sanctity behind
To buy Her up and app,
and inappropriately sell Her
to the highest patriarchal Pharisee bidder
buying passive market space
margins against Matriarchal resilient potential winner.

Quick gaming gains
deep darkly hidden chaos cash value
before environmental co-relationship
becomes an oxymoron
like capitalist healthy intelligence.

DJ learned his Ego
is his ZeroZone
with no remaining outdoor cherished vision
for realistic Rainbow ReStoring Warriors
replaying LP progressive folk tunes
and stand up EarthRooting improv
for midterm voters and investors
prepared to deeply listen
for outdoor health committed learning
democratic well-being constitution swearing
spinning greener DJs.

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For Political StoryTellers

Dear journalists,
investigative reporters,
and supporters
of strong and free
democracy,

When elective office candidates,
from dog-catcher
through UN CEO,
claim to champion freedom,
far more than all other candidates
competitively left non-elite behind,

Please ask,
Freedom in which direction?
Freedom to heal
our fading cooperative,
organically multicultural,
complex ecosystemic,
robust wealth climate,
local through global networks?

Or SuperElite freedom,
threatening liberties to destroy alien,
non-elite,
resilient polycultural health?

Or, more ambiguously,
some of confusing both?
And, if so,
Which is freedom
for loving polypathic cooperative health?
And which are competing liberties
to destroy WinWin future organic wealth?

More LeftBrain autonomous
deductive
reductive
monoculturing power
to do as they egocentrically please?

Or more RightBrain interdependent
inductive
inclusive
polyculturing freedom
to do as we ecocentrically co-invite
long-term health-wealth
cooperative
resonant
resilient eco-relationship?

It never hurts to ask
except when candidates
don’t even understand our questions,
and often stopped listening
for WinWin social-political opportunities
so very long ago.

When the price of milk
involved sucking cooperatively provided EarthMother nutrients
and not competing to buy patriarchal assets
and xenophobic votes.

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