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Nothing Works... Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-12-2012 03:29 PM
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Meditations...

This poem and others are available in my books, Nothing Works: Meditations on Aikido, Buddhism, the Tao, Zen, and other inconsequential things....and, Nothing Special..., available thru Amazon.com, in print and Kindle editions and Barnes & Noble websites.....Also available as an e-book via Smashwords.com. Try this link: www.nothing-works.com for the full array of options.
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In General Grunt Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #24 New 09-23-2012 02:41 PM
Grunt


Grunting, groaning,
Sweating, complaining
Too much inner chatter!

Ah, it's too hot, too cold
My knees hurt
My feet are cramping
What, suwari waza, again!
Fuck, that nikkyo really hurt!
Damn, that break-fall nearly killed me!
Where's my breath?
What happened to flowing and effortless?
My ass…
What am I doing here?
Why won't he fall?
Why am I so tired?
How's my hair?
When will it end?


Second wind…
At some point it happens
Always forget when
Body humming, movement easier
Joyous discomfort
Gi and body, a sweaty union
Mindless delight
I sit in seiza
Complete in no-thought





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RSS Feed 2 Responses to "Grunt"
#2 09-24-2012 06:16 PM
James Sawers Says:
Unfortunately, it takes my whiny old body awhile to warm up, but then the fun begins....
#1 09-24-2012 06:06 PM
Daisy Luu Says:
I think each of those statements in italics have crossed my mind at one point or another. Captured very succinctly here!
 




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