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Spring, a Free Verse Sonnet Offering to Audrey Hunt (Vocal Coach)

Updated on March 23, 2017

Nature's Silence-Beauty-Peace




Here In this vast canopy of constellations,

Clouds unfold their palms and part.

The radiance of this heavenly romance,

Shimmers on the blue waters of the horizon.

The skylark heralds an enchanting melody,

While daffodils mimic, a waltz down below.

Hyacinths and primrose unfurl their blossoms,

Offering fragrances, as a sacrifice to Mother Earth.

Nothing dies here, but a fleeting shadow.

Magnolias rise to emit a purple smile;

Azaleas waltz, to the symphonies of canaries.

The grey mist of winter has dissipated,

A new dawn of verdant hue, camellias and tulips,

Proclaims a pageantry of colour, to make me whole again.

-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. ©Copyrighted, 20th March, 2017.

~ Awakening The Inner Light ~



The Beat of Spring

"The cosmos beats an enthralling melody;

As the flute of the flora resonates its grandeur.

Wafts of Love emanates from fawn and foliage;

I behold the elegance of roses and Lavenders.

Light streams a Love into the malady of the Heart;

Darkness disperses as hope soars in my core.

O Lantern, the Spring of the Soul cleanses all ails,

Removing my loneliness, to grant me Peace." -Lantern Carrier, 21st march, 2017. Copyrighted.

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      Bill Holland 5 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

      We travel through life with some good people by our side...Audrey is something special, and I love your tribute to her. She sings like a song bird...and has the heart of an angel.

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      manatita44 5 weeks ago from london

      How sweet, Bill. I'm sure that she'd be pleased. Gratitude... much Love.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 weeks ago from Southern Illinois

      What a lovely sonnet to a sweet woman who teaches us all to sing if only in the shower. The flowers are so beautiful....

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      Louise Powles 5 weeks ago from Great Yarmouth

      I loved reading your poem. Spring is my favourite season. And as your pictures show, the flowers and blossom trees are so beautiful.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 5 weeks ago from The Caribbean

      Even before I read "pageantry of colour" in your last line of your first poem, I knew I would comment on the colorful scenery your were painting. The light and sound in the second are also appealing. Thanks.

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      manatita44 5 weeks ago from london


      Thank you. Beautiful indeed!


      I thank you. Very beautiful, yes. I also love spring.


      Love the colours of Spring. So beautiful! You are familiar with me and very insightful. Much Love.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

      Audrey is a wonderful and talented lady. This was a wonderful tribute with lovely photos making me dream of spring.

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      manatita44 5 weeks ago from london

      Thank you, Rasma.

      Then check out this one. I keep writing:

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      Nithya Venkat 5 weeks ago from Dubai

      A lovely sonnet to a wonderful person.

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      manatita44 5 weeks ago from london

      Ah, Nithya,

      Are you well? Thank you so much. Always good to see you. Om Shanti!

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      Linda Crampton 5 weeks ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is a beautiful tribute to Audrey and to spring. Spring is my favourite time of year. There is so much beauty to be seen as nature awakens.

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      manatita44 5 weeks ago from london

      Gratitude, Linda. Appreciated. I will visit your pages when I return from Germany on Monday, God's willing.

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      Shauna L Bowling 9 days ago from Central Florida

      This is a wonderful tribute to one of my favorite ladies, Manatita. I'm sure this warmed her heart.

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      manatita44 9 days ago from london

      Thank you, Shauna. Nice!

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