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moon in the water Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-26-2010 10:46 PM
the water does not try
to reflect the moon
and the moon has no desire
to be reflected
but when the clouds clear
there is the moon in the water
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Entries: 155
Comments: 1,111
Views: 1,469,560


Entries for the Month of March 2013

In Language wild horse Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #148 New 02-19-2013 07:34 AM
wild horse
painting: Wild Horse by Elena Drobychevskaja

sinking sand
skin and bone
bring on the dancing horses
Echo and the Bunnymen, Bring on the Dancing Horses

I am a feather on the bright sky
I am the blue horse that runs in the plain
I am the fish that rolls, shining, in the water
I am the shadow that follows a child
I am the evening light, the lustre of meadows
I am an eagle playing with the wind
N Scott Momaday, The Delight Song of Tsoai-talee

somewhere up there he's waiting for me
and he knows that I'm coming' for him
and I just can't rest till I find
that raven black stallion that wears no man's brand
with a wild restless spirit like mine
Chris Ledoux, Caballo Diablo

Because the pleasure-bird whistles after the hot wires,
Shall the blind horse sing sweeter?
Convenient bird and beast lie lodged to suffer
The supper and knives of a mood.
Dylan Thomas, Because The Pleasure-bird Whistles

Sometimes I have no more wit than a Christian or an ordinary man has; but I am a great eater of beef, and I believe that does harm to my wit.
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, act 1, scene 3

wild wild horses
we'll ride them
Rolling Stones, Wild Horses

My first aikido teacher Kinjo Asoh sensei liked art. His father was an artist. Asoh sensei had some pictures of horses. You could feel their power.

There is a kind of concise Japanese proverb called yojijukugo 四字熟語 よじじゅ& ...More Read More
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In General the dark side of japanese judo Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #147 New 02-11-2013 10:15 AM
the dark side of japanese judo
Shinai by Andrew | andhong09

If you make every game a life-and-death thing, you're going to have problems. You'll be dead a lot.
Dean Smith, basketball coach

Once you've done the mental work, there comes a point you have to throw yourself into the action and put your heart on the line. That means not only being brave, but being compassionate towards yourself, your teammates and your opponents.
Phil Jackson, basketball coach

This is no democracy. It is a dictatorship. I am the law.
Coach Herman Boone, Remember the Titans

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence.
George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant

As to the moral phase of judo - not to speak of the discipline of the exercise room involving the observance of the regular rules of etiquette, courage, and perseverance, kindness to and respect for others, impartiality and fair play so much emphasized in Western athletic training - judo has special importance in Japan.
Jigoro Kano

The coaches beat the athletes with bamboo swords and told them to die, a senior Japanese Olympic Committee official said. They also slapped the women's cheeks, shoved their breasts and kicked them.
Asahi Shimbun

Jigoro Kano developed and codified modern judo from jujutsu techniques. But he also based his vision of judo on the principles of seiryoku zenyo - jita kyoei. The most efficient u ...More Read More
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