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Treasured Moments. A Loving Dedication to Mary Norton. Sunday's Inspiration 8

Updated on May 5, 2019
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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.

The earth is the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world,

and they that dwell therein.

The earth and everything in it, the world and its inhabitants,

belong to the LORD" - Psalm 24:1

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I Wish I Could Feel Now, What I Felt Then


I wish I could feel now, what I felt then --

You and I, hand in hand; picking winter-sweet

Clematis, caressing the unseen purple of their redolence

On our breaths; throwing snowballs to infinitude.


I wish I could feel now, what I felt then --

Your Love painting its magical garlands on my gaze,

My hopes and dreams blossoming, like radiant lotus’s;

Nature’s sunsets, alluring my being with their enchantments.


I wish I could feel now, what I felt then –

Heart singing sweetly in the meadow of Love;

My soul-bird dancing, on the golden robes of moonlight;

Cradling my longing, with blissful rhapsodies.


Yet, even as my brush longs to ‘stroke’ the past,

I can only admire the sacrament of the ‘here and now’.

Dawn is fast approaching; the Beloved is playing with

Each moment, in accordance with His dreams.


_Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 17th April 2019.

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Light, by Manatita

O Light, my Light!

Shimmering with the sunrise,

You beckon to my soul, come!

Arise! Awake! Let us dance together,

On the crimson robes of another virgin dawn." -Manatita, 5th May 2019

A New Dawn?
A New Dawn? | Source

If I Could Start my Life Once More

If I could start my life once more,

I would cherish the pain;

Cradle the darkness of a shadowed past.


If I could start my life once more,

I would treasure the thorns on roses;

Bow at the feet of my gross desires.


Doesn’t the dawn follow night?

The radiant spring, winter’s dreary clouds?

Alas! I knew not then.


I knew naught … but darkness,

Saw adversity the enemy; not the friend –

A flame of lustre, opening my Heart with impunity.


If I could start my life once more,

I’ll neither hinder, nor erase the abyss.

Love is busy enough, unravelling the pages of its

Mystery; as such it behoves me to admire; not disturb.


- Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 21st April, 2019

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