|Aikido is an art of peace and harmony, of redirecting an opponent's energy back on himself ... and yet it also allows you to floor a guy in three seconds flat.|
Through the NightShadows close over my heart like nightfall,Through the Night by jedimattk
Trapping me in cold eternal darkness.
My love - oh, my spurned love! Why should I crawl
Back to you, begging for your forgiveness?
I bear no anger or hatred, my dear,
Nor the least resentment toward you.
I understand: we were consumed by fear,
Confusion shrouding our feelings most true.
I love you, but I no longer want for
Your devotion, nor your loving embrace.
Move on, my love! I will never forget our
Friendship before our ties we erased.
Yes, two can be one if their love is strong,
But one can't love two if his heart is true.
MoistureIn the dark, a sheet of black rainMoisture by jedimattk
Falls, unheeded in the cold
Of morning, before dawn's first strain
Breaks over the sleeping world.
For in its nightly slumber, the world
Huddles in dark houses, warm beds,
Hiding from the outside cold
As though retreating from death.
Our one great fear has never been death
But to lose the ones we love, and
So we hide in our warm beds
From the cold and rain above.
Awakening, we glance above
To lightning lighting up the sky,
And we mutter to the ones we love
About how we don't want to die.
We never think we're going to die
While the world is lit by dawn's bright strain,
But when darkness fills the sky--
We see our lives reflected in the rain.
I am a devoted Taoist. I am passionate about everything I do. I write, paint, and practice aikido to express my soul, my deepest self. I love hanging out with my friends more than anything. I am who I am, and I will not let people stand in my way.|
Current Residence: Roseburg, OR
Print preference: Canvas / sketch paper
Favourite genre of music: Alternative / Christian Rock
Favourite style of art: Surrealism / Realism / Impressionism (I like them all)
Operating System: Ubuntu
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch
Shell of choice: Uhh ... sea shells, maybe?
Wallpaper of choice: I paint my own wallpaper.
Skin of choice: ...my own? Duh ya weirdee!
Personal Quote: Tao Te Ching