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Ageism Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Is It Not A Shame Caren Krutsinger Free verse Free verse ageism, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem HealthCare Passions Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse Political Verse ageism, community, education, health, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Hatred Hurts Your Soul Plan Caren Krutsinger Free verse Free verse ageism, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem How Will We Label It Caren Krutsinger Free verse Free verse ageism, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem All Women Over Forty Are Dried Up Caren Krutsinger Light Verse Light Verse ageism, age, bullying, conflict, hello,
Premium Member Poem Labelling People Caren Krutsinger Free verse Free verse ageism, people, perspective, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem Potlatch Cafes and Gardens Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse Political Verse ageism, caregiving, children, community, garden,
Premium Member Poem Creolizing Grace Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse Political Verse ageism, addiction, culture, gender, health,
Entrepreneur Spirit Louis Borgo Free verse Free verse ageism, art, love,
Premium Member Poem Sublime Terror Gerald Dillenbeck Prose Poetry Prose Poetry ageism, earth, earth day, fear,
Premium Member Poem Just Show Up Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse Free verse ageism, culture, leadership, peace, philosophy,
Ageism jan oskar hansen Sonnet Sonnet ageism, funny, good morning, innocence,
AGEISM Satish Verma I do not know? I do not know? ageism, artgod, god, planet,
EQUAL TIME FOR NEWTON AND MY FRIEND LEE Sidney Beck Quatrain Quatrain ageism, funnyfriend, time,
AGEISM Satish Verma I do not know? I do not know? ageism, adventure, allegory, angst, animals,

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Ageism Poem Example

Just Show Up

Basic Attendance,
listening deeply to the sounds
and functions
flows and forms of nature's voices,
evolves from enthymematic roots
toward mutually empathic,
darkly transparent
nondual dark energy

Equivalently empowering/disempowering identity
of not-yet-full synergetically integrating
diastatic Time,
equivocating spatially incarnating
positive
protonic
polymorphic
polypathic
polyphonic
polycultural
multisystemic harmonic balance
between Yangstimulus(t) and Yinresponse.

From this epicenter of Basic EcoPresence,
we begin noticing our over-commodified
overly-preserved
overly-defensive
over-canned 
-insured 
-criminalized 
-domesticated,
over-pathologized
under-assured 
-insured,
under-invested 
-regenerate
sexist and racist 
and monochromatic disablest
anti-cultural economy,
habitually uses financial currency
as the measure of life-giving wealth,
while using nutritional currency
as our measure of health.

Hmmm. That happens. And?

When we must choose between cooperative health survival
or competitive accumulation of wealth-thrival objectives,
we are likely to return to healthy survival of Earth
and all species
as ultimate measure of a culture's wealth;
and we are each a DNA-informed culture.

At least,
that appears to be our routine positive ecological behavior
after the tsunami
the tornado
the hurricane
the financial earthquake
the critical interruption of cooperative Business As Usual
vacates our competing economic chatter
and anemic ego identities.

So what?

Racism,
and sexism
and class-ism, segregation-ism,
and anthropocentric elitism
and ageism
and capitalism,
evolutionary dead end tributaries of self-perpetuating revolution
that become issues
emerging from an ego-centric Left-brain dominant species.

We invest in supremacist (and too often ballistic) elitism
when we assume human nature somehow evolves more entitled
and privileged
and value-capital invested
outside our anawim, our untouchables, our aliens, our enemies,
our emphatically distrusted non-elites,
including lesser endowed natural-spiritual species
without concomitant responsibility
and risk
and opportunity
to remember and remain within eco-centric cooperating ballast.

Western red skies
predict Trinitarian Yang/spatial In-Formation,
co-arising Eastern dawn of Basic CoElational nondual culture;
positively bilateral YangYin 
as WinWin temporal-timeless regenerate co-function.

Basic EcoDance meets Time's Prime ReCreational Dysfunction:
Our economic lifestyle and choices
either lean toward cooperating with Time's unfolding wisdom,
sometimes called karmic flow of sacred grace,
or we can continue to over-invest in competing
to possess larger and larger responsibilities
for monopolizing quantities of Earth's healthy time.

Plan A is Win-Win eco-logic.
Plan B is Lose-Lose ego-dislodging competitive 
self-enslavement
irrationality
collective insanity masking rich opportunities within
Basic EcoPresence 
sharing Time's 
polycultural 
polypathic 
beloved-ing NatureNurture.




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