Logging on to Love. A Sonnet

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The inner software of Light, upgraded the Disc of my Heart,

Thus opening the Windows of my Soul.

Out came a pure and swift Gigabyte of magnificence,

And the old virus-laden frame once steeped in Trojans,

Now completely disappeared.

Light, more Light, this powerful inventory of a USB,

Uploads my stolen inner peace with Delight,

Bards Gates and Apple, augments my soaring to a higher Cloud.

No more malware, spam, and frozen smiles,

The old inner slate has been deleted from the hardrive....

My mind’s new Desktop presentations, are immaculate and supreme!

I almost died with the woes and distress of ‘hate-crashes,’

But now I fly with the Laptop, of a visionary tomorrow.


-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier.©Copyrighted, 17th May, 2015.


~Awakening The Inner Light~

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Computer as a metaphor for Life

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tillsontitan 16 months ago from New York

What better metaphor in this technology-crazed society? Who can't relate the hardrive of their life with that of a computer? I think this is very well done and totally topical.

Voted up, useful, awesome, interesting and shared.


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billybuc 16 months ago from Olympia, WA

I can live with this metaphor if you can. :) Very creative.

blessings always

bill


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Frida Rose 16 months ago from Maryland

I love how the words in your poems always flow so smoothly! Great metaphor.


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manatita44 16 months ago from london Author

Mary, I forgot the hardrive bit. Was on my mind then ...getting old. Glad you identify. So kind. Much love.

Billybuc, hey, thanks Bro. Playing and teasing around and look what I came up with! Actually, it's my second time. Did the first one a few years ago. A pleasant Sunday to you and Bev.

Frida, thank you. I appreciate this. Say hello to my son when you see him in Maryland. Tall, tanned, handsome and very much like his Father.

I appreciate your contribution, Frida. Much peace.


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Harishprasad 16 months ago from India

Dear brother, computer has always been a darling since it came into existence. Your beautiful poem has made it a lovely sweet heart, almost resembling life. Such a great creative poem. Voted up.


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manatita44 16 months ago from london Author

A fiery Darling, Brother Harish, a fiery One. Be careful as She can hurt you. He he.

Your sentiments bring me much joy and tremendous inspirations. I look forwards to receiving them with great gusto and zest. Much Mehta.


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StephanieBCrosby 16 months ago from New Jersey

I have to say I love seeing the word "bard" used so wittily. It took me back to when I was a high school English teacher. It's been a long time since I saw someone use the word "bard."


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manatita44 16 months ago from london Author

Hi Stephanie.

I am a poet and used to call myself the Bard of Solace. Now I'm the Lantern Carrier. I try to reach the Heart; to awaken, to inspire, to touch the inner Light. While you would not necessarily think so, 90% of my poems are addressed to God or God in man.

Great to see you once again and happy that you're here. Thanks a lot and pleased that this poem inspires you. Much peace.


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MsDora 16 months ago from The Caribbean

Genius and creativity at work here. Excellent!


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manatita44 16 months ago from london Author

Thanks Dee. So good to see you and to know that at least you keep smiling in the face of loving trials.

My second computer one. The first a few years ago. Glad that you liked it. Appreciate you kind sentiments here. God bless your noble heart.


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vocalcoach 16 months ago from Nashville Tn.

A perfect metaphor for life. Brilliant! As mentioned in MsDoras comment, you are a genius. I voted up, useful, awesome, beautiful, interesting and will share.


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manatita44 16 months ago from london Author

Thank you, Vocal Coach.

I truly appreciate your kind sentiment. Much love.


Lee Cloak 15 months ago

A great sonnet and a perfect metaphor, crafted so well, a very interesting piece of writing, thanks for sharing, voted up , Lee


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manatita44 15 months ago from london Author

Happy to see you once again, Brother Lee. Your wonderful contribution is appreciated. Much Love.

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