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So I May Once More Blossom, Like The Rose to Aviannovice. (Deb Hirt)

Updated on October 7, 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.

A Blossoming Rose

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I rise on yet another emerging dawn,

And place my ails and virtues at Your feet.

As such I am now wholly Thine.

I awake with no ecstasy of feeling,

Only a steadfast and abiding Faith.

Let my weakness be transformed into fortitude;

My frailty aligned to the synergy of the sun.

I search for meaning; to transform this veil of shadows,

Into the wondrous Light of Love.


Abide in me, my Beloved.

Nurturing the seeds of my longing,

I shall once more blossom, like the rose.

Do caress and replenish my buds,

So that I shine, like moonbeams,

Gleaming and pulsing with new life.

How I long to flourish,

Drinking Your fountain of living water,

To captivate the magnificence of the Soul!

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I yearn for Happiness,

Yet in my aloneness and desolation,

You seem an ever-elusive shadow.

I reach out and summon Your brilliance,

But like an ephemeral flame, You fade away.

Come into my Heart, O vast and sacred Canopy,

Take away this ‘scorching’ sun of darkness;

Flood my Soul with Your Ocean of Peace,

Re-awakening my long forgotten Delight,

To lose myself in Joy.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. © Copyrighted 6th October, 2016


~ Awakening The Inner Light ~

Love is like a vast canopy of Light

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Yes, necessary. I actually asked you before, and you seemed to indicate that all is really cool. Perhaps you could have joined me in Heidelberg. I stayed for 9 days and sat in Silence three times every day for a few hours. You don't have to do this, it may harm you, but in essence I'm saying that to shut things out /take time out, is good from time to time. Much Love, Shauna.

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      Shauna L Bowling 12 months ago from Central Florida

      Manatita, I slacked during the hurricane. Also, I rarely turn my computer on after work and on weekends. Got burned out. You don't write too much, I just have been taking a lot of me time.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you Shauna. Thought that you had caught up before. I write too much, perhaps. Lots of appreciations and Love.

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      Shauna L Bowling 12 months ago from Central Florida

      I'm sure Deb will love this, Manatita.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you, Rochelle.

      How is your Pastor? What do you do? Always busy, eh? Appreciations and much Love.

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      rdsparrowriter 12 months ago

      Wow!! It's beautiful :) An encouraging blessing :)

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you, Vellur. Appreciated. Have a great weekend.

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      Nithya Venkat 12 months ago from Dubai

      Beautifully penned, a wonderful tribute to Deb.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you, Rasma. Appreciated.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 12 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful and a lovely and colorful poetic journey.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Yes Dee. My favourite niche: Longing, earnestness. I long to taste the sugar many times, before dissolving in the sugar Itself. Good to see you. Stay well. In Germany.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 12 months ago from The Caribbean

      Another beautiful journey from yearning to awakening and fulfillment. Nobody does it more meaningful than you!

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thanks Ashish

      You can use this one and the second that I wrote for you. Without looking, I think that Nellieanna's and Venkatachariji's are great ones too. Muc Love, my Bro.

      Surabhi,

      Thank you so much. You are right, of course. Remember we have to compromise a little as we are trying to serve. Big day soon, eh?

      Lavender? Tulips? I love them too. I think that the rose is humanity's favourite, perhaps. Om Shanti!!

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      Surabhi Kaura 12 months ago

      Exquisite! Words are weaved with so much Love and sweet-wisdom here.

      Excellent! I see a couple of poetries on Rose… what’s up Acharaya ji? No lavender or tulips? (smile). Just joking.

      As for the poll, it’s to reach for the unknowable. Perhaps that’s what mystic or esoteric poets tend to do. But then, life is a sweet journey... a sweet quest to find your true self.

      Have a great day! Hari Om Namo Narayana.

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      Ashish Dadgaa 12 months ago

      @manatita,

      Haha..Yeah sure Acharya :) I would do that for you :)

      Please tell me which song or tune you would like to put in video :)

      I am glad to know that you are loving my video art :)

      Bless you

      Regards,

      Ashish

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you, my

      Dear Chitrangada, for your loving and heartfelt support. Jai Sri Krishna! Jai Bhagawan!!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 12 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful hub and a wonderful tribute to a wonderful hubber.

      I am sure Deb would love this. Your pictures are awesome and poem is brilliant as always.

      Thank you and have a blessed day!

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Ashish, thanks for your kind words. Perhaps you can put music and video to a couple more. Would love this. Much peace.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thanks Eric. So glad that you apppreciate it. Love to the children.

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      Ashish Dadgaa 12 months ago

      @Manatita,

      Beautifully written poem. I liked the theme of rose and love. With use of minimum words, you have conveyed meaningful poem to your loved ones :)

      Great work Acharya :)

      Touch your feet.

      Regards,

      Ashish

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      Eric Dierker 12 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thank you for sharing this most excellent piece. Beautiful.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Nell, I thank you very much.Higher blessings this Saturday evening.

      Alicia, thank you so much! Yes. She is my Friend. Appreciated.

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      Linda Crampton 12 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is so beautiful, Manatita. I love the poem and the meaning within it. Like Nell, I'm sure that Deb will like and appreciate the poem.

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      Nell Rose 12 months ago from England

      Beautiful poetry, I am sure Deb is going to love it!

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you, Bill.

      A great Soul indeed! Much Love.

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      Bill Holland 12 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Deb is a shining example of what a good writer can accomplish with a good marketing scheme and a whole bunch of effort. I'm glad to see you pay tribute to this fine writer and very caring human being.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you. In Germany. Appreciated Jodah.

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      John Hansen 12 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Beautiful work, manatita. I am sure Deb will be impressed.

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      Thank you, Ruby. God bless you always..

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 12 months ago from Southern Illinois

      This is one more of your meaningful pieces. " To lose myself in joy " Beautiful!