Death of Dreams
Our children must not die
before their parents
or parental dreams die with them.
And, for those without children,
this is easily empathized
because our dreams must not die
before we do.
our best selves have already left
whatever misery and boredom remains
for further degenerating absence of purpose.
As our own remaining children
step into young adulthood
wise parents often continue listening
for their dreams.
In this way,
as our own immortal dreams and fantasies fade,
younger dreams become our own extending future.
in the imperative parental vocation
of restoring therapeutic justice
and peace to dream love's future,
is where I hear resounding
Millennial Generation Silence
Absence of healthy economic and political dreams
for healing over-heated competing climates
Restoring inclusive predator and prey justice
and healthy pre-recycling parenting
and dreams of timeless youth
all begin with loving to know Why?
If you have parented a healthy verbal two year old,
you may remember
these challenges of Why
and concomitant insufficiencies of time
to summarily reply
Why do we dream in language
and icons of mythic sacred relationship?
And how do pre-linguistic babies dream
in resounding color?
Why do I dream
of a revolving Fallen Eden
evolving forest-garden restorative relationships,
sacred and secular Paradise Dreams
reweaving Millennial ReGeneration Dreams?
Healthy ecopolitical futures
still Yang with Yin eating from fruit trees
of Sacred Loving Dreams
despite Secularizing NonDual DarkDeath
we cooperatively own and appositionally manage
root systemically together
ReStorative Yang EdenSpace
with ReDistributive Flowing YinNurture Time--
spiraling bilateral timeless Mythic Logosed Times
of and for PostMillennial Therapeutic Dreams
asking how and when
and cooperating where already
and why not?
A healthy parent
must not lose sacred-secular Dreams
or we all die dreamless forever,
retributing further anger
and fearing frustrating injustice
language and icons of unweaving Earth
fallen eternally to burn
for asking God WhyNot?
Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2017
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