The Light of The Mother Beckons me Home

celestial river with Sri Krishna and the Gopis

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I seem to have offered you wine,

Made your head spin, and got you drunk.

Yet I came with a celestial river.


I seem to have offered you shadows,

Woven cobwebs on your raiment;

Yet I came with the golden rays of the sun.


I seem to have hurt your delicate heart.

But I came to kiss your sweet feet;

Spread the fragrance of jasmines on your Spirit.


Somewhere between my heaven and your expectations,

A Light went dim.

Do forgive me, this unconscious intrusion.

A Light went dim

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The Robin and purity of the rose

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The path of a robin void of clouds, lacks Freedom;

As such the Light of the Mother beckons it home.

Please take this rose, as a symbol of remembrance.


Someday, at an appointed time upon the wind,

I will return waltzing and whistling with olive branches,

Carrying the supernal flame, of another Lantern.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier, ┬ęCopyrighted 2/7/2015.

~ Awakening The Inner Light ~

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Missy Smith 17 months ago from Florida

Very beautiful!


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manatita44 17 months ago from london Author

Thank you so much Missy. God bless your loving Spirit.


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bravewarrior 17 months ago from Central Florida

Pretty powerful words here, Manatita. Sometimes our intentions go wayward or are misconstrued. But in the end, truth leads to understanding and culminates in peace.


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manatita44 17 months ago from london Author

You understand. Thank you so much for your kind support. It means a lot to me. Gratitude ...much. -Manatita


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billybuc 17 months ago from Olympia, WA

I have three words for you today.....YOU ARE GOOD!

blessings and a very happy weekend to you!


Lee Cloak 17 months ago

Wonderful words, a beatiful piece, enjoy your weekend, thanks, Lee


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rdsparrowriter 17 months ago

Lovely poem :)


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always exploring 17 months ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful words of love and forgiveness..


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Nadine May 17 months ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

As always your poetry speaks to me. Thank you.


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manatita44 17 months ago from london Author

A beautiful sentiment, Bill, like a poem! Thank you! Thank you! Have a blessed family weekend also.

Lee, Much appreciated Bro. Much Love.

Rdsparrowriter,

Really appreciated. God love be with you and follow in your life.

Ruby, you're the best! I will keep you in my Heart; my Spirit.

Nadine, so happy that my poetry speaks to you. Higher blessings.


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BlossomSB 17 months ago from Victoria, Australia

Lovely poem and great images, too.


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manatita44 17 months ago from london Author

Thank you so much, BlossomB. I wish you a great weekend.


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MsDora 17 months ago from The Caribbean

I'm running out of words to describe the excellence of your work. You touch me every time.


manatita44 17 months ago

thank you Dora

Much love this Sunday


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Dana Tate 17 months ago from LOS ANGELES

This was extremely beautiful manatita44. I love the words you chose. voted up and beautiful.


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aviannovice 17 months ago from Stillwater, OK

This elicited a glowing sensation. I'm very impressed with this kind of work.


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manatita44 17 months ago from london Author

Dana, I thank you for such a loving sentiment. God bless your beautiful Heart.

Deb, what can I say? you are a kind and wonderful person. God's Light continue to shine in your life.


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MarleneB 16 months ago from Northern California, USA

This is quite beautiful and if I caught the meaning, also quite powerful - the thought of God shining a light to lead our way to Him.


manatita44 16 months ago

Thanks a lot Marlene. This one is written with an outstretched arm, carrying an olive branch, particularly to someone I befriended and who let me down.

I am extending a heart of forgiveness; acknowledging that I will go away and return reflecting more Light. Of course to me more Light is synonymous with God. I am a mere instrument of His.

Always a joy to hear from you. I have not written here on Hub Pages since this poem of forgiveness, but I am paying you the courtesy of responding to your kind and loving sentiment.

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