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A Poesia Cantata 1. Sung Poetry or Poetry in Song. Dedicated to Colleen Swan by Manatita

Updated on October 12, 2014
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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.



God's Joy




Initially a Sweet Sonnet. I have now added three more stanzas (The first three)

For your many years of dedicated service to others.

Sometimes …, I run into obstacles.

I cry from the plunge of darkness;

Seek healing from falling snow.

A victim of my own transgressions,

I sought solace in a mirage of shadows.

Silhouettes gave me false promises,

Now the day seems endless, and my Soul weeps.

Sometimes …, raindrops fall on my windows;

Light winds caress the tide.

I hear the melodies of celestial nymphs,

And dream of tomorrow’s virgin dawn.

Gulls go by in a cloud of grandeur;

My gaze fixed at the beauty

Of this heavenly romance.

Sometimes, my emotions take me,

To the bliss of lofty and dizzy heights.

Arm in arm we walk,

She looks at me alluringly,

And the winds speak to me of Love.

The symphony of Mozart,

Augments the fragrances of dahlias,

While the rain sheds tears in adoration.

Sometimes, I’m not where you see me,

Not where the Form resides.

Instead, I salute in silence,

To a sweet cavern in my heart.

Delicately balanced, on the radiance

Of myriad rainbows, I play with sunbeams;

Grab the resonance of the waves.

Sometimes, all around is beauty:

Moving pictures speak; the inanimate becomes alive.

Inebriated, I bathe in the wine of heaven;

Sweetness fills the magna of my Soul.

Sometimes, I hold Your gaze … no words …

Zephyrs drift where the snowflakes fell,

In a place where fulfillment dwells.

-Manatita, (Bard of Solace) 30th September, 2014. © Copyrighted




Sometimes we will feel the darkness, which, even then, will be accompanied by

a faint whispering called Hope, yearning and cajoling for our cry to be far-reaching.

It will sing like the psalmist, to our hearts with an unbelievable enchantment, and to

the dreamers of tomorrow, will charm their hearts.

Heavenly Joy

How do you find the little girl?

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Sweet heavenly joy. A little sweetness to melt the heart


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      manatita44 3 years ago

      Cool DeB. You're a bit deep today. Thanks a lot.

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      As we walk our own separate paths, if we meet again, it will be through the efforts of all involved.

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      manatita44 3 years ago

      Thank you so much, my Friend.

      Special good wishes to you. Peace.

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      Audrey Howitt 3 years ago from California

      Beautiful write my friend!

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Well hello, my Dear Friend. How's everything? Good to hear from you. Missed you in NY but maybe next time. Have a great Sunday evening. Gratitude.

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      Mary Craig 3 years ago from New York

      Along with beautiful there is a sweetness here. "Sometimes all around is beauty" what more could a soul ask for?

      Voted up, awesome, and beautiful.

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Thanks Victor. Appreciate this very much. Om Shanti!

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      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

      Amazingly wonderful, Manatita.

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Thanks Nadine.

      It is an esoteric explanation of inner experience; the joy and beauty that it embodies. Much love.

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      Nadine May 3 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      Beautiful. The feelings and emotions of Gratitude was what came up for me reading your Poem. Thank you!

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Yes, Jamie. I recited this one this very night at poetry café. Very well received. Thank you so much for your wonderful sentiment.

      Ruby, yes, she truly touched my spirit. She was so brave and so spirited! Much love and Light.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful and the little girl is so cute. I can imagine her on a stage someday..

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Absolutely Beautiful from the first line to the last rhyme. Jamie

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Thanks a lot, Taiwo. A woman and she has not been here yet. Gratitude, Bro.

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      Taiwo Kareem 3 years ago from Salford

      ☺you never cease to amaze me Manatita. Well written and the girl threw a show

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Yes, Billy.

      I feel so much beauty, so much Light from this one. I'm so glad I found this little girl! I'm speechless. Gratitude Bro.

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      One word: beautiful!