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Nothing Works... Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-12-2012 03:29 PM
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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 Fractal Aikido Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #48 New 03-10-2013 04:57 PM
Fractal Aikido



Fractal Aikido
Practice after practice
Technique after technique
Iteration after iteration
Pattern after pattern

Set by the initial condition
Of each attack
Nage and uke move
Infinitely self-similar
Fragments of the whole

Nage, uke, strange attractors
Revolving around each other
Hunting for a common center
A dynamical system
Creating a symmetry

With nage and uke
Uke and nage
Repeating through time
Again and again
Swirls upon swirls

Seeking wholeness
To unit body and spirit
But achieving only
Rough approximations
Of the ideal, repeating




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