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Creation Date: 07-16-2012 07:20 PM
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Entries for the Month of October 2012

In General Peripheral vision Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #5 New 10-23-2012 06:41 AM
Peripheral vision


Recently, while tucking her in
my daughter turned to me
"Mama, what happened to your hand today?"
noticing my bewilderment
she touched the three paper cuts on my index finger
undetected by all others
this wasn't the first time her Spider Sense tingled


A few weeks ago, she accompanied me to the dojo
watching me ever so intently
little did she know about my back pains
yet when asked of her favorite part
she quickly responded "the backward rolls mama"
somehow knowing
those were the hardest earned


The eyes of children
see and feel ever so completely
as acutely from their peripheral vision
as their center gaze
where between horizon and sky
all things are seen and experienced
clearly and crisply


Teaching the art of true sight
seeing all dimensions
celebrating every leaf
with the heart of kami
until all that is becomes one hum
Nature's first lullaby


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpqpvGSR3Bg



Peace and light,


Marium
Views: 790 | Comments: 4


In General Communion Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #4 New 10-01-2012 11:31 PM
Communion

But for these ancient truths
that linger beyond time
anchoring even the moon
in the darkest hours
of the midnight sky
enduring
is the path of understanding
and the joy it brings

though left to free will
I too could strike
but If we are one
How then, can one half hurt the other?
How does one unsee the sacred in another?
How does the drop separate itself from the ocean
when the ocean is but a drop itself?
and so despite the imminent prelude
in assailant eyes
harmony is restored
before intent sets motion

Still, unable to answer an attack
with an attack
I bow to the Gods that be
accompanied by silent summits
and humming forests
but for their cairns, I would be lost
knowing that neither strike nor sword
with all its bloody might
can pierce this budo communion

Harmony, barters not
it simply is
the nature of human condition
both hideous and beautiful
be it pin or throw
Nage mind screams to Uke
‘For God's sake, tap out!'
somewhere between namaste and ubuntu
where yin and yang
In balance, hold sway.




Marium
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