Self Defence

slow motion,
the Tai Chi master
shows me the weakness of my strength.
His power is outer softness forged by inner steel:
air-borne but earth-rooted, his body and mind are primed inside a flowing empty shirt.
Ancient wisdom says self defence comes from self knowledge
learnt in martial meditation.
In mastering this
I may find


After a career making Arts Programmes as a producer/director and executive producer for British, American, Japanese and European broadcasters, wolfiewolfgang (aka Colin Bell), gave up television to concentrate on writing. He has published three children's stories (Novello's), film reviews (Mansized, the biggest men's health online website) and poetry in The Blotter, Shot Glass Journal and the Fib Review in the United States as well as articles for the Buxton Opera Festival. His flash fiction has been performed by White Rabbit Theatre in London and he is a Writers' Village Best Writers' Award winner. With a novel and a half behind him, he writes poetry, flash fiction and short stories. He lives in Lewes, East Sussex, England and also writes a daily blog and other reviews as wolfiewolfgang on his website http://www.wolfiewolfgang.com