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You Have Filled my Longing With Matchless Love. A Sonnet to Twin Sisters Mara and Tara (Monkeyshine75)

Updated on April 18, 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.

Happy Easter to All My Friends!!

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I walk on Your turf gently, with a sacred swing and Mother Earth swallows my shadows. My woes have been cushioned by Your blanket of Light, and I drift sweetly, in Your Stillness-Peace.


Beloved, for You my breath dances with vibrancy, and the inner music resonates, with the kernel of my unspoken word. I now bathe in Your serenity. Ah! How I long for even the last dog to be filled with reverential fire!


I now float and flow in a river of magnitude so sweetly vast, that the stream from my eyes has become ceaseless. I weep with joy; shed tears for all those yearning to be free.


Only yesterday, I was lost in a quagmire of delusions, but now my joy knows no parallel, and the freedom of the Soul is boundless. I have reached out to You, with a ceaseless and perennial need, and You have filled my longing, with peerless Love.



You Have Filled my Longing, With Matchless Love.


I was once like one lost in the middle of turmoil,

With emotions surreal in the middle of emptiness.

My spirit travelled restlessly in torment,

And the dark nights of winter, carried my pain .

But now for You my heart moves; the Soul relishes Delight.

Though my field of vision is filled with elegant pastures,

Yet it is only You I see, a Garland in my Heart.

Beloved, Your allure is too vast!

Like a young firefly, dreaming of supernal beauty,

I am caught in its effulgence,

And I weave my way drunkenly, in this tapestry of Light.

You have filled my longing, with matchless Love;

I now wish to dwell, at the sacred portals of Your Abode, forever.

-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier, 2nd April, 2015. ©Copyrighted.

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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Thank you, Mara. My pleasure ...

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Thank you first for signing my guestbook. I appreciate it.

      I love spiritual things, and love to live a spiritual life.

      I love God, and his people-those like you, who also love God

      Many Blessings Manatita,

      Mara

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      You show a deep understanding of Spirit. Since you have read Eckhart Tolle, I will mention him again. All we ever have is the Eternal Now. Do not think too much, but practice, practice, practice ..... serve, serve, serve. This will widen your Heart. Build a Shrine or Alter at home and practice spiritual disciplines. I give advice in my Hubs on Yoga. God speed!

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Manatita I didn't know you are mystic-that's also the path I choose because it is the path that chose me. I wish to be one with God (I am sure that is what Jesus meant when he said He, and God were one. Not the same person as God, but one with him.

      Your poems inspire, so thank you,

      Mara

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      I wish you well with your exams. Do not let my poems intimidate you. They are practically all addressed to God. If I chose to dedicate it to you, then it is because I see and appreciate your inner beauty; your sweet sincerity; your struggle; your Light ....

      Still, I am a mystic and esoteric writer, and so all my poems need to be read at least twice. then you would see much more. I wish you a pleasant evening and much Love.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Manatita I wasn't more relaxed, I'm kind of anxious right now thinking about my grades.

      Well written poems kind of intimidate me. This time I came back to read it, and copied, and saved it.

      Thank you again for such a beautiful, and thoughtful gift.

      God's love, and blessings for you,

      Mara

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      I now have your sisters name. I believe that I dropped one linealso. Those who read my poems without being in a hurry always get more. They are quite sublime pieces. Perhaps you were more relaxed this time. Lots of Love.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      You've changed it!? I read it with such ease this time. It's more beautiful than I remember. Or it's me LOL

      I have been studying for finals, and I haven't been on Hubpages in a week or so

      Peace and Blessings,

      Mara

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Thank you Deb.

      You show discernment and a loving understanding. Much gratitude

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      Deb Hirt 

      3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Happiness comes to those who are willing to allow entry. Well done.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Tara is more timid than I am, and not as assertive. She'll do anything to avoid a fight. I'm sure you know that I'm not :)

      I think we should stand up for what we believe, even those who attack, as long as they attack my beliefs and not me personally

      Thank you for your concern, you are a very kind person worthy of many good things

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      I have tried had to tell you also that you could be attacked. We humans all need Light but some would resist it vehemently. My love to your sister. Be careful with the Questions and Answers yourself. When you see that you are going nowhere, the best course is not always reasoning, but silent Love. Much peace.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      She joined Hubpages first, and a week later I did, but she left after been attacked on the forums. She won't be back, sorry

      Thank you though

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Thank you both. Tara can join like you, no? Then she can leave her own comment. Would be nice.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Thank you for including my sweet sister Tara. She read it, and smiled a while, and I could tell before she told me, that she was honored too, just as I am

      Mara and Tara

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Thank you, Mara.

      You show a sweet simplicity, so necessary for the spiritual life. God bless your loving heart.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Someone told me that I'm "soooo lucky" because you wrote this to me, and I am.

      I appreciate you very much

      God's Blessings,

      Mara :)

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Thank you my dear Friend. So happy that you liked it. Gratitude and best wishes.

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      Mara Alexander 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Wow I never dreamed I would see this written in a hub I am speechless, thank you for such a wonderful honor. You have treated me more than kind, with Godly love that has lifted me closer to God

      Thank you so much Manatita this is amazing and quite a surprise. God bless you, and he will even greater than he has already

      Voted up and awesome

      Your friend always,

      Mara

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Thank you Mary, and God bless your sweet simplicity and sincere heart. Peace.

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      Mary Hyatt 

      3 years ago from Florida

      What a lovely read the day before Easter! Happy Easter to you and yours!

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Jamie, I thank you for a very sweet sentiment. happy easter to the family.

      Bill, The feeling is mutual and reciprocal. Have a great week-end! Gratitude ...

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      Bill Holland 

      3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Happy Easter Manatita! Thank you for sharing your God love. I will pass it on.

      Pax Vobiscum!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      3 years ago from Reno NV

      You have filled me with the beauty of your words this morning. What a refreshing way to start the day! Jamie

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