Love. An Offering to The Soul. To Nadine May by Manatita

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My Love is Silence; unspoken.

It is the bliss of Heaven,

Deep within as fuel to the Soul.

Sometimes glowing; often a tiny flame of beauty;

A breath, upon the wind.

My Beloved dances like daffodils;

Responds to the radiance of the Sun;

Takes birth as a kernel; to replenish the Earth.

She moves to the rhythms, of Her play of Consciousness;

Bends in adoration to the Cosmic Will,

And nurtures the yearnings or longings of man.

Feeling Love, I am unable to describe Its state,

Giving selflessly, simply because my Beloved tells me to.

It is Love I see in the innocence of the child;

The joy I feel when walking on nature's dawns;

Love awakens the spirit of my tomorrows.

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From Its Highest Bliss, this same Essence

Descends to the gross desires of my love,

And in Oneness, tries to lift it in sublimity,

To its natural state.

The Beloved manifests in my laughter and in my joys;

My trials, and in my tribulations.

Rising from Itself, It manifests as Light in myriad ways;

It is the yearning of the One for the One.

Like the Mother, Love reaches out in Sacrifice,

Through bruises, as well as in Nectar Divine,

Always seeing the entire picture, for the benefit of all.

Love is within me, like the flower,

And I am the sacrifice of its fragrance.

Word-crafted Awakenings, by The Lantern-Carrier, January 5th, 2015. ┬ęCopyrighted.

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Nadine May 20 months ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Wow that is awesome. Thank you for that gift I feel it's a great 2015 poem to start this year with. Will share it.


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manatita44 20 months ago from london Author

Thanks Nadine. You're quick! I tend to like others to get here to say nice things for you. You've beaten them to it. Hehe. Interesting though, since the poem is for you, perhaps it's only natural that you read it first. Never thought of that before. Silly me

Chatter, chatter. I'm really happy and proud that you like this poem. Yes, I've started 2015 with three great ones. Gratitude ...much.


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bravewarrior 20 months ago from Central Florida

Your words and photo choices are very befitting of Nadine's spirit. Beautiful!


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always exploring 20 months ago from Southern Illinois

The pictures you selected reminds me of Nadine's beautiful work on her hubs. Beautiful..


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manatita44 20 months ago from london Author

Thank you, bravewarrior. Are you friends? Yes,, she writes with a beautiful spirit. God's love to you all. Much gratitude.

Ruby, you seem to know her also. You guys are a great Team. I believe that Nadine found my piece on Yoga. Share it around. It is a masterpiece for living a spiritual life. Higher blessings


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bravewarrior 20 months ago from Central Florida

Yes, Manatita, I'm friends with both Nadine and Eddy. They are beautiful people.


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manatita44 20 months ago from london Author

Praise be! We are a Team and need more lovers. We will continue ... gratitude.


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jhamann 20 months ago from Reno NV

"Love is within me, like the flower,

and I am the sacrifice of its fragrance."

These lines will stay with me. Thank you. Jamie


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DDE 20 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

You so beautifully approached this title. I like the photos and and Nadine is a great person.


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manatita44 20 months ago from london Author

Thank you DDE. Hope you're doing well. Much gratitude.

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