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My Heart is Burning For Love. A Dedication to Deb Hirt (Avian Novice)

Updated on August 12, 2015

To Your Heart-Beauty-Glow and Rainbow Sweetness. Thank You For Being my Friend.

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Fly! Fly! Charmed Phoenix.

Carry your deathless and dauntless flame to my Soul,

And guide me to the ambrosial shores of Liberation.


Come, come! Sweet candle,

Bring me your fire of aspiration,

To show me the way, to the other Shore.


My Heart is burning for Peace;

I yearn to dance the rhythm of distant drums.

In this Field of Struggle,

Everything is meaningless, useless and utterly false.


“O Bird of Light, O Bird of Light,

Can you ignite a furnace in my Soul?

The Valley of Joy ever remains awake;

Yet the pain of sorrow never sleeps.

What a challenging paradox!


Come, my winged Redeemer,

Burn my ignorance of millennia.

Let me be drunk with the supernal wine

Of Your intoxications, where,

Lost in stupor, I will ride a carousel of Love,

To dine at the banquet, of the Fire of Blissful Silence.


- Manatita, The Lantern Carrier, 4th July, 2015. ©Copyrighted.

~ Awakening The Inner Light ~


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      Chitrangada Sharan 20 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful poetry and heartfelt emotions expressed in this poem! From a wonderful hubber to another wonderful hubber--Lovely tribute!

      Thanks for sharing!

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      Shauna L Bowling 20 months ago from Central Florida

      What a beautiful tribute to one of my favorite hubbers. I love that you dedicate your unique poetry to fellow writers.

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      Marlene Bertrand 20 months ago from Northern California, USA

      You are so kind to dedicate the beauty of these words to your friend. This tender poem was a joy to read.

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      manatita44 20 months ago from london

      Thanks Chitrangada. Appreciate this. You're certainly a wonderful hubber for sure. Hari Om Tat Sat!

      Bravewarrior,

      You are always there for me. God bless your loving and discerning spirit. Higher blessings.

      Marlene B,

      Really appreciate this, Marlene. God bless your loving heart, and may he continue to grant you fortitude and extra Grace. How is your health? ceeccil@Hotmail.com.

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      MizBejabbers 20 months ago

      Manatita, this poem has so much visual texture. It expresses so much beauty, along with the beautiful photos. I think we all enjoy your tributes to fellow hubbers. Voted up and beautiful

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      manatita44 20 months ago from london

      Once again, my pranams, my sweet Friend Miz. Catching up and flying tomorrow. Will pay you a visit soon. Cheers.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 20 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Another beautiful tribute. I enjoy your poetry. Thank you...

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      manatita44 20 months ago from london

      Thanks Ruby.

      See you soon in NY. Much Peace.

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      Deb Hirt 20 months ago from Stillwater, OK

      Wow, I adore this! Peace is right around the corner in the place that suits you the most. I have pushed out all negative aspects when I am surrounded by nature, and one day I will always be there, doing good for the innocents at large. Thank you and may we all share in the bounty of true joy.

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      manatita44 20 months ago from london

      Thank you, too, for your concern and love for nature; for God's beautifil creatures. A soulful bow to you, Deb. Namaste!

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      Patricia Scott 20 months ago from sunny Florida

      Your poetry just luxuriates with beauty. What a lovely lovely piece this is

      Angels are once again on the way to you this evening ps

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      manatita44 20 months ago from london

      Thank you so much, Patricia.

      I know you have much Faith. Let us continue to pray for one another. All my Love and best wishes to you and family. -Manatita

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