Martial Arts

Martial Arts

A Chapter by Debbie Barry
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A poem about studying martial arts.

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Martial Arts

 


August 10, 1988


Block. Dodge.
Make circles with your arms.
Strike. Punch.
Precision is the key.


Concentrate. Focus.
Master your own mind.
Remember. Flow.
You have shown me before.


Calm. Peace.
Speed is in the knowing.
Practice. Be.
Precision is your reward.




© 2017 Debbie Barry



Author's Note

Debbie Barry
I wrote this when I was 19. Initial reactions appreciated.

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Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI



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I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..

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