Tao is Like the Sea
flowing and floating Within,
soul without incarnation,
soil without fertility.
Tao is absolute and has no name.
Uni-versal absolute Not-Not knotted Logos
Though Nature unfolds.
Universe cannot be economized, commodified, used
If Wise Shamanic Rulers could sustain undefiled Universal Nature,
Earth would Yin-yield their YangHumaned Nature within,
as panentheistic without.
YangHeaven and YinEarth join,
And fertile compost rains solar-lunar rays,
Beyond human nature’s deductive-only reason,
Yet intuitively natured equivalently within all natural systems.
Our Left-Brained Dominant Culture generated Logos.
With deductive labels, sets, and static systems,
We regeneratively optimize by knowing when to stop,
Wisdom discerns nature’s systemic tipping points,
exempt from danger and dissonant decay.
Tao-Universal Intelligence on and in and above Earth
Ecological to solar rivers of gravity’s waves
reposing in the sea,
polymorphing Earth’s perennially regenerate wise-seasons.
Universe is Human Nature’s Sea of Mindfulness.
Seasons ripen for post-Aquarian Fall harvest,
At long-last our millennial season for empirical
now bidextrously obsolete
PermaTeleological Redemptorist ReGeneration.
Tao incarnates Universal Co-Intelligent Wisdom
as Buddha’s messianic-karmic Left-Right
West-East balanced brain.
We are Earth’s coincidental Sea-sons-and-daughters
reflecting Her universal wisdom enlighteration.
Note: This piece is a post-millennial transposition of Laotse’s “Tao is Like the Sea,” p. 172, Modern Library, Lin Yutang, ed., 1948. It also plays with nature’s 4-season regenerative functionality as human’s nature’s universal “cognitive-consonance” Sea of eco-normativity.