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Whispers of Poetry: Dedication to Nellieanna H Hay by Manatita

Updated on November 12, 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.

My Sweet Nellieanna
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Voted beautiful and awesome, "Yes! I say,"

Such is your poetry today.

Sweet love instils; the bliss of Heaven's glow,

Kindled my inner Light, above, below.

Ambrosia from within; this scribbling pen,

To you, my Love, these words my Spirit sends.


O pearls, o diamonds, glimmering, and free,

In calm repose, serene, Sweet Destiny.

Fragrant lotuses, sutras filled with balm,

Sweet words blossoming draped within your charm.

O Muse, O Seeress, soaring lustred Light,

Summoned inner core; my Soul took flight,

Pranams and graces to your heart’s delight,

Resplendent images touched my journey’s height.

Teaching me for real how to ensure,

Life’s fetters washed upon a distant shore.


Beloved, as seasons flow and ebb in You,

Grant thus this boon to merge her essence too.

Her radiant heart and joyful spirit’s face,

Profound gratitude to thus embrace;

Supernal and intoxicated bliss,

To share Your silent, unassuming feast.


O Love, unspoken is your moment sweet,

Blessed Compassion, do send us a tweet,

Wrapped and pure and of celestial snow,

“O overwhelming joy! O beauty’s glow!

Sweet silence-ecstasy, and words no more!”

- Manatita 9th March, 2014. Copyrighted.

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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      2 years ago from london

      You took me back, Bro. This one was done some time ago. Nellieanna is one of my Dearest friends. Gratitude ...much.

      P.S. Your fan mail is very beautiful!!

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      Chris Mills 

      2 years ago from Flagstaff, AZ

      Memorable lines for me,

      "Summoned inner core; my Soul took flight,

      Pranams and graces to your heart’s delight,

      Resplendent images touched my journey’s height.

      Teaching me for real how to ensure,

      Life’s fetters washed upon a distant shore."

      That is beautiful writing and a fitting dedication to Nellieanna

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Thank you so much, Vellur. Remain blessed.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      4 years ago from Dubai

      A beautiful tribute to the wonderful, lovely Nellienna!! Great poem.

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      avian novice: Deep appreciation, my friend.

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      Deb Hirt 

      4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This was most refreshing and uplifting!

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      4 years ago from TEXAS

      That is true. There is a simplicity about the desert. It's direct and honest! Thank you for the lovely comment!

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago

      "I’m a desert rat at heart!"

      Makes sense. Encourages simplicity and charm. Thanks for sharing

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      4 years ago from TEXAS

      Yes, Manatita, I’m a native Texan, born in the border town of Del Rio. I’ve lived in Indiana and Kentucky and once, for a year in Arizona, but Texas is my true home. Since I returned, I’ve not roamed since I’ve been back here now 41 years, in fact! I live in North Texas but my roots are still in Southwest Texas. I’m a desert rat at heart!

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Profound gratitude. Very happy for your kind and excellent sentiments, ubanichijioke.

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 

      4 years ago from Lagos

      Excellent job my friend and great words of endearment in rhymes. Good job!

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Third visit this night.

      What can I say, Martie?

      We write for each other. If I can light a spark in you and you in me to rise higher, then we both become noble branches on the Tree of Life, playing our part in serving and elevating mankind: All God's children. Love from London, UK.

      Hari Om Tat Sat

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      Martie Coetser 

      4 years ago from South Africa

      Manatita, this is a beautiful tribute to a most admirable and adorable lady and poet. Reading her poems is like walking through a garden filled with beautiful divine thoughts.

      This poem also expose your beautiful soul and thoughts.

      Best wishes from South Africa :)

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      So you are in Texas! I have a sister there. In fact two sisters. I was born in Grenada, W.I but live in the UK. One brother in Canada and the rest at home in the Isle of Spice.

      Your comment is so true. You know this, I'm sure.

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      4 years ago from TEXAS

      Thank you. Silence is good and often, golden.

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Your last two sentences are full of concern, Nellieanna. Gratitude is the life-breath of the Supreme, and you show this excellently. As to all else that you've said, only silence... Let our Souls speak.

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      4 years ago from TEXAS

      Manatita, dear inspiring friend! I’m humbled and honored by such a lovely, heart-felt tribute. My apologies for the delay in discovering it! Annart’s kind comments on one of my hubs alerted me to find it. Now I must admit that I thought I’d already followed you, so that I would have been informed. Now I will tend to that!

      Thank you for that very welcome comment and needed bit of information, Ann! I have to confess that ‘other life’ has a way of imposing itself on one’s serenity and delight in writing, which I’d do constantly, otherwise! But BEING has its own rewards!

      Manatita, what a refreshing treat to find such lovely poetry in my behalf and many comments from those I know or hope to know! Thank you, dear heart.

      I feel so deeply what you said in your words to Annart: “. . . .Love is the core of all things; the yearning of the One for the One; the very pulse of Being . . . . ” So long as that is at the core of all we do, then all we do bears its pulse beating within and throughout it! It includes even the ’other’ things which draw our attention from what we may be thinking has more value. But it all has value. Mine directed elsewhere have been quite gratifying really. Taking them as they come, in stride, with all one is and has to share, raises the quality of all of one’s life in every corner of it. Nothing need be wasted.

      For each person who has read Manatita's gracious hub here, thank you for your comments, as well! I feel recharged!

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      So Cool! So noble! Higher blessings!

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      Ann Carr 

      4 years ago from SW England

      A quick response to say that I've since visited Nellieanna's site and read some of her exquisite poetry - refreshing and inspirational. Thank you for making us aware of this poet and lovely lady. Ann

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Ann, you're so right!

      Love is the core of all things; the yearning of the One for the One; the very pulse of Being ... I may soon tackle this in prose.

      As always, my deepest gratitude for your loving sentiments. Om Shanti

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      Ann Carr 

      4 years ago from SW England

      I don't know this lady but this is a beautiful tribute to anyone. Your words lift us up and make us aware of the beauty and love in the world; let's face it, we need as much of that as we can get!

      Lovely poetry. Ann

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Very touching. We are all friends with those of noble and self-giving hearts. Continue to inspire. Much peace.

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      4 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      I have read her poetry and her hubs, love reading her comments to other hubbers and know she is kind. Of course I know her. She is a lovely lady.

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      So you know her?

      Thanks for your kind sentiments expressed. Loving thoughts.

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      4 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      This is so beautiful and so right for our lovely Nellieanna.

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago

      Thank you My Brother.

      Appreciation for your noble sentiments.

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      Frank Atanacio 

      4 years ago from Shelton

      a wonderful gift in poetry motion my friend :)

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Thank you my Sweet.

      Have a wonderful Sunday. God bless.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. An incredible and well deserving tribute. Passing this on to my followers.

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Nice word. Pranams too you, my sweet friend.

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      Victor W. Kwok 

      4 years ago from Hawaii

      Artfully written, Manatila.

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Thanks Eddy.

      I think so too. Glad you know her. Deep appreciation here. Much peace.

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      Eiddwen 

      4 years ago from Wales

      Beautifully composed and so fitting for a very dignified and talented lady.

      Eddy.

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Thanks Dora.

      Appreciated. Loving thoughts.

      Graceinus: Thank you, my brother.

      Wonderful sentiment and much appreciated. Joy and Peace in His name. Loving thoughts.

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      Dora Weithers 

      4 years ago from The Caribbean

      Your Nellienna tribute is full of "sweet"ness. Beautiful poetry as always.

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      graceinus 

      4 years ago from those of the Ekklesia

      Manatita44-You bring out such vision through words to a point you can almost touch it. Awesome.

      Blessings Manatit44

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Another beautiful Lady here. Thanks for your kind sentiments. Many blessings

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Very beautiful dedication to a beautiful lady...

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      manatita44 

      4 years ago from london

      Much Gratitude Bill,

      First and prompt as always. Deepest appreciations.

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      Bill Holland 

      4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      A beautiful tribute my friend!

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