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Creation Date: 06-08-2009 01:55 PM
Linda Eskin
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My path to and through Aikido. Observations on Aikido, horses, & life, by a 51 y/o 1st kyu.

This same blog (with photos and a few additional trivial posts, but without comments) can be found at www.grabmywrist.com.

I train with Dave Goldberg Sensei, at Aikido of San Diego.
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In Spiritual Another Poem: "More Than Technique" Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #22 New 09-24-2009 07:22 PM
A few days ago I was reading some of the past newsletter articles on the Aikido of San Diego website, and was in a writing kind of mood, so I rewrote Sensei's "Subject of the Season" article from the Spring 2009 newsletter as a poem, just for fun. (This one actually came before the one I posted a few days ago.) I thought you might enjoy it.
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More Than Technique
by Linda Eskin
Derived from Dave Goldberg Sensei's Spring09 Newsletter


Words are not the essence of poetry.
Techniques are not the expression of Aikido

Poetry evokes, conveys, inspires.
Aikido balances, grounds, frees.
Brushes and paint are not the artwork.

The toddler, barely walking, dances freely.
Express your Aikido fully, from the beginning.
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RSS Feed 2 Responses to "Another Poem: "More Than Technique""
#2 09-25-2009 06:42 PM
Linda Eskin Says:
Glad to hear it! I hope you will share.
#1 09-25-2009 04:34 PM
ninjaqutie Says:
I like the toddler section because it is so true. You have inspired me and I also wrote something about a lesson from nature. I have never been that good at writing, but.... you made me want to write something. So.... thanks.
 




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