Aikido is.

Aikido is simple. Aikido is self-defense. Aikido is life. Aikido is strife. Aikido is pain. Aikido is love, Aikido is energy. Aikido is existentialism. Aikido is nothing. Aikido is philosophy. Aikido  is not. Aikido is martial arts, Aikido is not martial arts. Aikido is questioning. Aikido  is the answer. Aikido is a lie. Aikido is done. Aikido is movement. Aikido is stillness Aikido is that anger you see in your opponent’s eyes. Aikido is enlightenment. Aikido is $#%@$@%!!. Aikido is New York. Aikido is a piece of Obi. Aikido is Star Wars. Aikido is a book. Aikido is Japanese. Aikido is taking a plane. Aikido is seeing that same lady everyday in the subway and you do not have the courage to ask her for her name. Aikido is cutting. Aikido is not linear. Aikido is neither. Aikido is nor. Aikido is your brother. Aikido is that serial killer. Aikido is finger nails. Aikido is pure stupidity. Aikido is taking that hurting hands. Aikido  is YMCA. Aikido is purple. Aikido is Wham! Aikido  is folding a paper aeroplane. Aikido is playing a prank. Aikido is grief. Aikido  is transient. Aikido  is water. Aikido is having a good shit. Aikido is knowing your friends will turn against you. Aikido is smacking your head on the wall, with a sickening thud! Aikido  is ha, ha, ha. Aikido is wearing your mama’s pantyhose. Aikido is being. Aikido is learning how to drive. Aikido is losing your virginity. Aikido is wishing for one more pair of hands. Aikido is screaming at your kids to keep their toys. Aikido is facing a bunch of students. Aikido is being political. Aikido is slamming the phone down angrily. Aikido is listening to your favourite song. Aikido is colourless. Aikido is baking a cake. Aikido is taking advantage of people.


About Who is Randy Lim

This blog is about the journey and experiences in my life as an Aikidoka. With close to 20 years in the arts, I'll make comments and judgements based on 2 principles, E&E. Experimentation and Experiential reflection. please enjoy, and comment freely.
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