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The Light of The Mother Beckons me Home

Updated on July 2, 2015
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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.

celestial river with Sri Krishna and the Gopis

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I seem to have offered you wine,

Made your head spin, and got you drunk.

Yet I came with a celestial river.


I seem to have offered you shadows,

Woven cobwebs on your raiment;

Yet I came with the golden rays of the sun.


I seem to have hurt your delicate heart.

But I came to kiss your sweet feet;

Spread the fragrance of jasmines on your Spirit.


Somewhere between my heaven and your expectations,

A Light went dim.

Do forgive me, this unconscious intrusion.

A Light went dim

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The Robin and purity of the rose

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The path of a robin void of clouds, lacks Freedom;

As such the Light of the Mother beckons it home.

Please take this rose, as a symbol of remembrance.


Someday, at an appointed time upon the wind,

I will return waltzing and whistling with olive branches,

Carrying the supernal flame, of another Lantern.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier, ┬ęCopyrighted 2/7/2015.

~ Awakening The Inner Light ~

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      manatita44 2 years ago

      Thanks a lot Marlene. This one is written with an outstretched arm, carrying an olive branch, particularly to someone I befriended and who let me down.

      I am extending a heart of forgiveness; acknowledging that I will go away and return reflecting more Light. Of course to me more Light is synonymous with God. I am a mere instrument of His.

      Always a joy to hear from you. I have not written here on Hub Pages since this poem of forgiveness, but I am paying you the courtesy of responding to your kind and loving sentiment.

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      Marlene Bertrand 2 years ago from Northern California, USA

      This is quite beautiful and if I caught the meaning, also quite powerful - the thought of God shining a light to lead our way to Him.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Dana, I thank you for such a loving sentiment. God bless your beautiful Heart.

      Deb, what can I say? you are a kind and wonderful person. God's Light continue to shine in your life.

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      Deb Hirt 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This elicited a glowing sensation. I'm very impressed with this kind of work.

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      Dana Tate 2 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      This was extremely beautiful manatita44. I love the words you chose. voted up and beautiful.

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      manatita44 2 years ago

      thank you Dora

      Much love this Sunday

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      Dora Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      I'm running out of words to describe the excellence of your work. You touch me every time.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Thank you so much, BlossomB. I wish you a great weekend.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Lovely poem and great images, too.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      A beautiful sentiment, Bill, like a poem! Thank you! Thank you! Have a blessed family weekend also.

      Lee, Much appreciated Bro. Much Love.

      Rdsparrowriter,

      Really appreciated. God love be with you and follow in your life.

      Ruby, you're the best! I will keep you in my Heart; my Spirit.

      Nadine, so happy that my poetry speaks to you. Higher blessings.

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      Nadine May 2 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      As always your poetry speaks to me. Thank you.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful words of love and forgiveness..

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      rdsparrowriter 2 years ago

      Lovely poem :)

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      Lee Cloak 2 years ago

      Wonderful words, a beatiful piece, enjoy your weekend, thanks, Lee

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I have three words for you today.....YOU ARE GOOD!

      blessings and a very happy weekend to you!

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      You understand. Thank you so much for your kind support. It means a lot to me. Gratitude ...much. -Manatita

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      Shauna L Bowling 2 years ago from Central Florida

      Pretty powerful words here, Manatita. Sometimes our intentions go wayward or are misconstrued. But in the end, truth leads to understanding and culminates in peace.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Thank you so much Missy. God bless your loving Spirit.

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      Missy Smith 2 years ago from Florida

      Very beautiful!