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jbarros 10-29-2012 08:32 PM

Poetry as part of Aikido practice?
 
Hi everyone,

I'm a big fan of O'Seneseis poetry. I also write my own bad poetry to help me understand Aikido concepts. Does anyone else write poetry as part of their Aikido practice? Is anyone sharing it anywhere?

Thanks =)

-- James

phitruong 10-29-2012 09:13 PM

Re: Poetry as part of Aikido practice?
 
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James Barros wrote: (Post 318135)
Hi everyone,

I'm a big fan of O'Seneseis poetry. I also write my own bad poetry to help me understand Aikido concepts. Does anyone else write poetry as part of their Aikido practice? Is anyone sharing it anywhere?

Thanks =)

-- James

you means recite shakespeare while throwing someone across the room?

"to be or not to be"...... *big crash* oooohhhh that's going to hurt and leave a mark. i guessed it "be"
or
"romeo! oh romeo! whereforth art thou, romeo" and why haven't you text me, twitt me, facebook me, you jerk!

roses are red
violets are blue
you kokyu ho me
i'd sankyo you

or

there once was a girl from nantucket

* i think i'll quit while i am ahead or still have a head * :)

Janet Rosen 10-29-2012 10:31 PM

Re: Poetry as part of Aikido practice?
 
Janet’s Aikido Haiku

Technique unfolding
Wind flies freely cooling all
Damn obi untied

Waves of warm water
Ukemi flows like neap tide
Another hot flash

Boulders in moonlight
Behind them all is darkness
You stepped on my toe

Bokken flashes by
Roaring of wind in winter
Step off-line asshole

James Sawers 10-29-2012 10:38 PM

Re: Poetry as part of Aikido practice?
 
James: See my blog here on AikiWeb under Nothing Works......And my book Nothing Works, Meditation on Aikido, Buddhism, the Tao, Zen and other Inconsequential Things..Go to my website for links: www.nothing-works.com

Nice haiku, Janet....

LinTal 10-30-2012 01:56 AM

Re: Poetry as part of Aikido practice?
 
Sure! I write poetry based on life in general, on the things that occur to me including those through aikido, but a couple great 'home-grown' poetry-ish blogs here are this one and this one.

There's a ton of food for thought wherever you go and whatever you do, as long as you want to dig in and get to it - and if poetry helps you get into it, then... bon appetite!

James Sawers 10-30-2012 02:11 AM

Re: Poetry as part of Aikido practice?
 
Cloudshapes also has a nice poetry blog here too.


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