Mantis Captures the Cicada
When a mantis
sees a cicada and wants to capture it,
The mantis will
grab the cicada,
attacking and suddenly retreating,
looking forward and backward,
raising the arms and striking agilely,
Like a swift
clap of thunder leaving no time to cover the
When you can do
this, you have mastered the Mantis style.
It must be
perceived though experience, not descriptions.