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Lessons Partially Learned

Parents
and teachers,
economic program
and social service leaders,
government administrators
and legislators,
listen up
and downstream

We too often act
and feel
the reverse is more quickly
and convenient
through rigid control,
or at least should
or could
or would like to be enlightened true
more than disempowering false:

Empowering cooperative ownership
arrives slowly
but resonantly
and more resiliently
through enlightened cooperative management
experience
and win/win resonant tenure

And not so much the other
entitled
and self-righteous
stress
and vindictive trauma
competitive way around
treading heavy capitalism’s survival
of the wealthiest
defeating thrival
of our healthiest
trusted ways abound
to cooperatively manage peace
that we would justly hope
to EarthTribe own
into safest perpetuity

A trusted indigenous wisdom franchise
to retrain
and re-educate parents
and teachers,
empower economic programs
and enlighten social service leaders,
self-governing cooperative administrators
and legislators,
listening up
and downstream
for cooperative management systems
supporting lives never autonomously owned
and always sacredly zoned
for interdependent trust

Empowering cooperative management
systems
for enlightened cooperative
organic network peace
and restorative justice
building
inviting
engaging
immersion

In win/win joyful play
all night
and day.

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Respect for Integrity

A competitive path,
society v individual,
to retributive justice
is measured in accountability
of the individual
to respect
the imposed justice system.

More cooperative polypaths,
individual Me AND social We,
to restoring Ego/EcoJustice
are measured in collective integrity

Polynomially
and/or polytheistically balancing
healthy positive energy
slow-growing resilient plants
people
planet

Throughout co-operative
space AND time now
past AND future
health AND safety
natural AND spiritual
physical AND mental metaphysical
regenerations of

Cooperative polypaths
destined to restore Ego/EcoJustice
co-mediating secular/sacred
new age dawning
old school fawning
creolizing integrity

Is definitely not
colonizing
ostracizing
and punishing.

Resilient peace
is not achieved
through dissociative punishment

Traumatic autonomous accountability events
do not have therapeutic outcomes
measured in Earth’s emergent integrity

Because,
as any gang
or tribe member knows,
trauma of past victimization
does not predict
a future of multiculturally
polyculturally inclusive
therapy

Because pathological governance
from predators above
is not resilient health
for those preyed upon
praying for natural
nurturing
nutritional compassion
below

Because systemic trauma
is not therapeutic
Because pathology
is not health
or integral wealth.

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Sexual Situations

I was about to check out a new detective drama
and paused
however briefly
when I noticed a consumer warning
“Sexual Situations”

Which I find confusing.

Everyday
as long as I continue to wake up
however partially
I am not gender impartial

I awake into my
Sexual Situation

I live in a sexual body
with a neuro-sensory communicating
communing pheromonic mind
filled with multigenerational memories
and multicultural images

Whether conscious or not,
if you can read
and understand this,
and even if you couldn’t,
you too live
in a sexual situation
among a sexual species.

So, I’m wondering
when will I read a consumer warning
“No Sexual Situations”

No drama

No detective work
or play

No plot

No sensory interest

Better off
to go take a wild
wet
warm
dreamy
creamy nap.

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To A Superior Judge

I could not do what you are mandated to do
every day on society’s justice bench,
weighing retributive justice
against restorative healing.

I cannot look at police
and correction officers’
routinely criminalizing vocations,
and injudicious levying of fines
against the young
and black
and brown
and homeless

Punishing prison sentences
for the most obvious trauma victims
of chronic blue-shirt bullying,
theft,
not really clever lies,
racial profiling,
diminishment
and derision by militarized
and miseducated
mercenaries of a rabid Estate.

My son,
now twenty-seven,
was not expected to reach full emotional maturity
until his early thirties,
as evinced by research on ADHD.

However,
that pessimistic projection
may be optimistically skewed,
not accounting for trauma histories
common to significant learning disabilities,
nor a special education black male experience
in a racist and homophobic “corrections” society.

Economic and political maturity
security
integrity
may never arrive at the Promised Land
for the young black male
separated from his birthmother during infancy
to be parented by a mixed-race gay male couple,
having to defend not only himself
but his out gay younger brother
from predative peers
under the radar
of teachers
and school administrators
disabled by “zero tolerance”
means zero compassion
retributive justice
dysfunctional trauma systems.

This is the third time that police officers have failed
to include in their self-righteous reports
that they took hundreds of dollars out of my son’s pocket
and put it in theirs,
and triumphantly reported only a fraction
of the high quality,
organic cannabis found in his car,
while the majority disappeared

Not reported,
not seen,
not returned;
stolen from my young
black
homeless,
high school diploma with a fourth-grade education,
son.

If my oldest son could easily choose to work
at a full-time
living wage job

If he could get to work on time,
on the right remembered schedule,
with a reliable car,
and feel like he was not being judged,
ridiculed,
and bullied by peers
and supervisors,
shamed and blamed for not being smart enough,
clever enough,
quick-witted enough,
middle-class white enough,
man enough,
successful enough,
then he would not choose to spend long hours
and sleepless nights
delivering the only therapeutic self-medication to others
that has helped him numb the pain
of childhood,
community,
chronic post-traumatic stressors
which have led to his current social,
economic,
and political ostracization,
and potential imprisonment.

I am a certified multicultural community mediator,
so my training is about how to most effectively support
those experiencing trauma
and actively looking for restorative peace
and resilient social justice
therapeutic outcomes.

Mediators begin with identifying the victim(s) feelings
safety needs
and healthy wants,
and then explore the probability
that perpetrators too are victims
of childhood,
community,
and environmental
trauma histories,
fraught with
win/lose zero-sum
contextual stress
critical and chronic
non win/win events.

From that lose/lose potential perspective,
my son has been repeatedly victimized
by police officers
defensively trained
to tolerate their own predative
bullying behaviors.

If anyone would benefit from jail time,
and/or fines,
it is the perpetrators of organized,
anti-social crime.

But, again,
from a restorative justice perspective,
blue-shirt officers, too,
have been victimized by a militarized,
miseducated retributive justice system,
rooted in judgment,
blame,
and shame

And not compassion,
curiosity,
and contextual intelligence

Which is why I could not do
what you are mandated to do.

With unconditional regard,

GD, MDiv, MPA,
and heartbroken DD’s Dad

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Witnessing at the Mall

I’m at the mall
waiting for my new lenses
to find their inside home
in my old frames,

Hopefully
not like new wine
in old
opaque
outside skins.

I try to engage
with an anthro-war story,
“The Invisible Woman”

Feeling myself silently camouflaged
in a sedate sitting area
sparsely inhabited only by my eyes
searching
and ears
spying

Listening for what invisible witnesses
hear
and empathically feel

“In wartime,
trusting the wrong person
can prove fatal.”

How much safer is trust
in peace time?
anthro-dominated
industriously capitalized.

Does living Earth
even feel like peace time?

Or Business As Usual
domestic abuse,
neglect,
silent, but not really nonviolent,
atrophy?

Degenerating entropy?
of a human child’s boundless curiosity,
enthusiastic health,
win/win wellbeing
luminosity.

“Virginia‚Ķ
will do everything in her power
to avenge the brave people
she lost.”

Is the only important difference
between brave patriotic people
and innocent victims of autocracy
a sacred v secular division
between anxious war
sacredly declared
and every shopping day
peace deal making
between secularized
competing consumer diplomats

Perpetually undeclaring
rights of conscientious
personal bodies
to remain innocent
of ballistic
nihilistic
trauma producing
and stress consuming intent.

Is hero-worship the only moral distinction
between society’s righteous reactionary revenge
and personal power’s need,
want,
self-righteous entitled greed
to avenge?

“Virginia knows,
now more than ever,
that failure is not an option.”

A lot of pressure
stress
fear
anger
internal oppression
when mortality
and disempowering defeat
and disabling wounds
physical and mental,
natural and spiritual,
are not an option

When power is a weapon
wielded over OtherTribes
and cannot be a tool
kindly and carefully offered
without Othering.

Like seeing
with win/win restorative lenses
in old win/lose traumatized
Business As Usual
anthrosupremacist frames

For spying how exhausted I am
by silently witnessing
uncivil
anthro-war stories.

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Surprising Elders

I wonder if there are Elders
wise
or more perennially surprised
who, looking back at their youth,
regret all their erotic time
invested in having peak
experiential sex,

And wish they had, instead,
done something, most anything,
more left brain dominant,
more theoretically
politically correct,
more economically prominent.

I so hope not.

Better off, I feel sure,
invested in abundant splatters of messy,
sometimes musical, health

Than overly divested
away from EarthTribe’s gloriously peaking race
carried away by abstemious matters
of more disciplined pace
for securing capital infested wealth.

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Passion Works and Plays

Propriety
belongs to a
society
as dignity
sings my song strong
individuality

Both benign
characteristics
earned right through
win/win wellness statistics
comparing
individualistic
flawed integrity
of Othering patristics.

Improperly colonizing
militarized monoculturing
choosing bitter
unbetter capitalizing

A worn down path
of ZeroSum assumptionizing
improper wealth baptizing baths
of undignified conclusions
unholy rising

Directed by a demonic god
weak and/or promiscuous
slatternly sinful goddesses

Eating Earth’s own children
when Her Consort’s favorite book
calls for religious recipe looks
of meaty mighty
sacrificial ingredients, cooked

For at least comparatively improper
social climate change
and oppositionally degenerative
personal political
lack of win/win gain

Integral knowledge
of which comes first,
propriety of worshipping Earth’s
sacred ecosystemic birth
or healthing dignity
of individual bursts
into enlightening constellations
and empowering corporations
and health wealthing cooperations
for polyculturing peace
resonant rebirth.

Earth health and safety
already pre-supposes sensory
dignified Mother propriety
v patriarchally improper memory
of a nationalistic society
rather bicamerally unbalancing
would-be patriots
of universal health integrity

Of and for healing
win/lose ZeroSum fractured stealing
from win/win Futures holistic
not not ZeroZone revealing
appropriately integrative
double negative co-relatives
of individuals socially sensitive
to EarthJust dignity reweaving
propriety redeeming
resonance restoring

Compassion’s mind-invested work
and heart-infested
operatic passion play.

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PostPandemic HealthWealth

One year ago
our hearts and minds
were socially
and politically
and economically divided
about universal health care
as a restorative prerequisite
to growing unitarian wealth
of EarthJustice compassion.

Today
regardless of where we may find
identify
celebrate our active hope
for growing a resilient multiculturing community

We feel no clear post-viral divide
between health care
and EarthTribe’s social solidarity,

No great non-transitional
separation of secular caste
of sacred calling
between social solidarity
and indigenous integrity
of interdependent healthcare;

No vast dualistic shadow
between First Egalitarian HealthPrinciples
and Seventh Interdependent WealthSystems.

Health care,
like social caring,
like politically empowering compassion,
like economically enlightened co-investment,
can never again return
to a pre-global pandemic view
of healthy democratic energy
as a strictly private
commodified
anthroprivileged self-investment
by win/lose might of fight
makes dominating right
singularly bright.

Whole Open EarthClimate Care
Ego/EcoSystems
predict healthy resilient babies
and a renewing win/win
bicamerally empowering
enlightening species

Restored from a starving
isolating angry
and fearfully monoculturing
disregard for polyculturing
health wealthy
GreatGreen Transitioning EarthMother

PostPandemically restorying
Her ravenous
and cancerously conflicted womb
of sensory
experiential
passionately universal
unitarian healthcare wisdom.

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Red Economics v Green Ecologics

HeteroSapiens have bipolar developed
miraculous capacities
to stretch and blur
legitimate moral peace initiatives
subordinate to licit legal judicial systems

Judiciously approved punishment
for misdemeanors
felonies,
cardinal
and moral
and carnal
and original sins
requiring flat fees
regardless of capacity to pay,
imprisonment,
enslavement,
lynching,
beheading,
burning at the stake,
chemical injections,

Capital disembodied punishments
NOT defined
refined
divined as unusually cruel retributions
against those creatures legitimate society
has decided to eliminate
as painlessly and personlessly,

Decontextualized from unfortunate eco-political circumstances
extending BusinessAsUsual retributive justice
because humanity continues to fall short
of commitment to global green win/win peace
non-violent communication
LifeCulture

Is not punishing DeathCulture
which remains judiciously licit
socially sanctioned
retribution

Justice punishingly nonpeace prevails,
rains down from Heaven’s Whitest
Pearly Gates
without hope or intention
of lion/lamb co-passioned win/win
green casteless peace.

Mind and body shocking actions cruelly taken
by retributively judicious
StraightWhitePatriarchal real property owners
appear historically unusual
in our socially licit extremes
of hidden torture
rape
extortion
commodification
monetization

Publicly debated
when publicly inflicted experiments
in optimal pain thresholds
and most cost-effective ways to kill

Whipping to DeathCulture
up to the limit of skin and nerves
to continue breathing
longing for peace
in a demonic
sadistic
greedy
market-serving
win/lose
capitalistic desocialized justice system
disempowering
and unenlightened
absence of active green peace hope
for win/win cooperative
co-invested options.

Licit judgmental world views
that cannot safely see
the integral
healing universally usual
uncruel potential
for win/win restorative justice systems

CoRedemptively uncriminalizing
by cooperative co-ownership
in a vibrantly healthy
interdependent wealthy democracy
inter-positive multicultural
ecopolitical EarthPeace
re-informing our sacred place
in this health-justice planet

Practicing non-violently communicated
restorative co-redemptive justice
win/win focused deliberations
rather than trying to cope
with increasingly viral chronic stress

Of avoiding cruel
and unusually win/lose suboptimizing
compromises

Of integrity’s Great GreenPeace Transition
post-pandemic prophetic
post-climate pathology profits
post-millennial proponents
for restorative justice circles

Centering on Earth’s Win/Win
ego/eco/theo/geo/bio/social/psycho-Logos/Mythos
Original NonViolent Dialogue
rooted in multicultural Creation Stories

Of green indigenously redealt peace
health-systemic ReCreation’s ReStory
speaking positive interfaith CoRedemptive Justice,

Divinely inspired
by CoMessianic humane EcoBodhisattvas
playing and working with win/win uncruel
unusually unpunishing nonviolent games,

Multicultural strategies
for legitimate compassion voices
making more peaceful LifeCulture
ego/eco/theo-logical
cooperative peace-experienced choices.

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Sourcing Cooperative Relationships

NonViolent Communication practice
is rooted in non-violent
healthy relationship empowerment philosophy

Unaffiliated with
pathological disempowerment theology
of personal SuperGod’s punishing injustice,
blame,
shame,
birth into guilty
sinful
despiritualized
dissociative EarthNature.

CoPassionate co- and eco-relational metaphysics
depicts a speakable universe
for sharing loving resilient communications
resonantly positive
meaningful
vocational
natural/spiritual epistemology,
theory of deductive/inductive knowability

Through experiential pedagogy
of deep learning-listening experience
within either or both theological and ecological settings
hoping for divine and/or humane vocational cooperative communications

With interdependently positive social-economic-political
health/wealth co-relations
through integral
holistic original Earth GeoMetric
NonZero SourceZone
of Yang enlightening revolutions
transubstantiating deep dark Yintegral powers
of non-violently resilient
reverse temporal interrelationship.

NonViolent nondualistic philo/theo-sophy
is rooted in deep learned compassion
multiculturally and polyculturally cooperative
socio-economic co-investing transactions,
co-operating practice
of non-violently ego/eco
inside/outside
self/other-passioning communication

In a verbal left-hemisphere dominant
humane/divine
ego/eco-logical
individualistic/communicantistic universe

Of nonverbal right-hemisphere unitarian
eco/theologically integral
therapeutically impassioned EarthJustice
speaking cooperatively out and in
secular/sacred vocations
synergetic avocations
empowering evocations
enlightening invocations
passionately communing EarthPeace.

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