Everything Eventually recedes; Everything Eventually Blossoms. A Sonnet, By Manatita

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The tide rises, and then gradually diminishes in intensity.

Like a river, the sea recedes,

Only to gain momentum for a greater mass.

Leaves drop from their foliage

And return to their natural roots.

Even a heart of greed will one day blossom,

Into a sea of love. Everything eventually subsides;

Everything eventually blossoms.

In quest of its own self-transcendence,

The Cosmic Will commands the night to fade,

And guides the Light through shadows.

Everything eventually subsides; again,

Everything eventually blossoms.

-Manatita 9th February, 2014. Copyrighted.

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MsDora 2 years ago from The Caribbean

Master Philosopher, what can I say except,"Beautiful"and "Deep?" Your verses continually shine.


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manatita44 2 years ago from london Author

Much love, my Sweet. Our Lord bless your loving heart.


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

How lovely! It's really beautiful with great images to complement it. That's what makes the world go around!


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manatita44 2 years ago from london Author

Thank you so much. Happy you like this. Much love.


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

This was a lovely and pleasant poem and shows just how much we can really learn from you.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Absolutely lovely.


manatita44 2 years ago

Thank you, Gypsy Rose. So sweet of you. Shalom.


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epbooks 2 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

Very beautiful!


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manatita44 2 years ago from london Author

You kept your promise! Mark of a sincere Spirit. Pranams to you.


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MrsBrownsParlour 2 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

Hello, I see that you are a writer of poetry and seeker of spirit yourself! I am pleased to make your acquaintance. I have not been active on HubPages lately but see that you are friends with some of my friends here, and I am not surprised. :-)

This poem is lovely and wise. I appreciate its acceptance of light with shadow, life with death. Many blessings to you! ~Lurana


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manatita44 2 years ago from london Author

I get a very sweet and touching comment from time to time. I really appreciate this loving sentiment. Read more of my poems. They get better! Much peace.

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