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Pruning And Dusting The Cobwebs of The Soul, To Grant You Love. A Sonnet

Updated on June 27, 2016
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Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

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To all those who seek encouragement and inspiration, while struggling with the vicissitudes of life

Come bury your sorrow.

The sun will shine again at another dawn,

And the nightingale gladden your Heart with its music.

New beginnings will spring forth from the birth of spring,

As the petunias blossom with delight.


True, you are in pain and your tears

Reach out to the ether, like sullen rain.

Mortals will try to console you,

But will not be able to comprehend your despair.


Only the Spirit can, and its mystic ways,

Dances with an effulgent beam, burning a lighted pathway,

Like the moon, deep within your aching Heart.

Ever embracing your sweet beauty,

It prunes and dusts the cobwebs of the Soul, to grant you Love.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. Copyrighted 27th June, 2016.


~ Awakening The Inner Light~

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      manatita44 22 months ago from london

      Oh, I did not know, Dee. Please write to me. I am going to work, will call or write when I get back later. When did she pass? My deepest condolences. Wishing you much fortitude at this time. -Manatita

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      Dora Weithers 22 months ago from The Caribbean

      How fitting for me still grieving the loss of my mother. Thanks for the hope that the sun will shine again!

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      manatita44 22 months ago from london

      Too true my dear Shauna. Thank you so much!

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      Shauna L Bowling 22 months ago from Central Florida

      I love the line, "dust the cobwebs of the soul". We all need that from time to time.

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      manatita44 22 months ago from london

      A very sweet comment, my friend. Thank you so much!

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      Frank Atanacio 22 months ago from Shelton

      everything was just right with this poem manatita.. perfect

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      manatita44 22 months ago from london

      Thank you, Patricia. Much Love to your family.

      Yes, Deb, but can be hard for many! Great to see you always, my Dear Friend.

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      Deb Hirt 22 months ago from Stillwater, OK

      Sometimes those cobwebs need a good dusting...

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      Patricia Scott 23 months ago from sunny Florida

      Yes....such soothing thoughts...well chosen words to express a true message. Angels are on the way ps

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      I'm keeping up, my sweet, keeping up. Just a joke. Thank you so much!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 23 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful and most inspirational poetry.

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      Yes, Brother Siddharth. Cool comment. I thank you.

      Noone, I welcome you here. You show not only a deep appreciation but also an acute understanding of my poem. Much Gratitude.

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      Siddharth Kapoor 23 months ago

      Nice message my friend. When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      Thank you my dear brother. Yes, it is difficult. Much love.

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      noone 23 months ago

      Manatita, nice composition. The cobwebs of our lives hv crushed away our inspirations n willingness to excel. We all need sm encouragement n inspiration to get going. Well written. Congrats.

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 23 months ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Maintaining our earthly flesh is extremely difficult, thus lies the beauty of the spirit. Peaceful and affirming write Manatita.

      Best, EWF

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      Thank you Bill and yes, Dusty Springfield too. How noble! Love indeed!!

      Ruby, yes, We need, like you, to prune the roses; prune the garden of the Soul....clean the house-temple, Ha ha. Thank you for a great comment.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 23 months ago from Southern Illinois

      When everything else fails, prune the roses and clean house. I love to do both and I love your sonnet! Beautiful!

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      Bill Holland 23 months ago from Olympia, WA

      "What this world needs now is love, sweet love.....it's the only thing that there's just, too little of." Thank you Dusty Springfield and thank you, Manatita. Beautiful!

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      Or during spring or in Richmond Park and since you may not know it, then let's say At Poon Hill in Arnapurna, Nepal. Absolutely stunning!

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      Hari Prasad S 23 months ago from Bangalore

      Beautiful, inspiring and refreshing like a morning walk during summer.

      - hari

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      He he. Well, you are a Master, Cam. I'm learning from you. (chuckle) Seriously, I thank you for your sincere appreciation of my Hub. Yes, we esoteric poets love the dawn. Indeed we love promise, and like the paramour waiting for his elegant sweetheart, we get joy in the hope of things to come. Much Love.

      Eric, again another wonderful comment. Thank you so much, my Friend!

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      Eric Dierker 23 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      A "float away into bliss" work of art. Thank you.

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      Chris Mills 23 months ago from Missoula, Montana at least until August 2018

      I like that you began with the promise of a new dawn. You've weaved some awesome truths into these beautiful words.

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