Kindness. Friday's Inspiration 3. A Soulful Offering to Devika Primic

Updated on March 9, 2020
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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.

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Kindness


Soft, tender, intimate … as delicate as the butterfly, is she.

Silent, reaching, gentle; elusive as a child’s smile, yet firm,

Like Life’s sweet caress in adversity. She sits in our sanctum,

Awaiting the Heart’s prod, like strands of silk, to the cocoon.


Empathy and concern are her synergies, like flowers,

To the bees and butterflies, nestling in harmony, sharing the

Splendour of colorful spring. Her Light, a taste of sunset

On scarlet horizons, emanating the garden of the soul.


She paints the colour of rainbows on my cheeks,

As each new dawn, reminds me of her sweet scent –

A redolence of human jasmines -- reaching out in solace

To my afflictions, with deeds of Love Divine.


Kindness – like the colorful moth, soaring in the atmosphere --

Offering freely the magic of its hue; like rose emitting its

Charms without conditions, so too, you come dancing in our Hearts --

A lustred moonlight, a remedial balm from some good soul, who feel

The need, like the elegance to the swan, to do the needful.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 6th March, 2020

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Wisdom from the Master

"The very nature of kindness is to spread,

if you are kind to others,

Today they will be kind to you,

And tomorrow to somebody else." - Sri Chinmoy

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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      You like the piece, eh?

      Quick, cute and charming. Thanks Dee.

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      Dora Weithers 

      2 months ago from The Caribbean

      Your strong, sensitive heart shines through these tributes. So soulful, so thoughtful. Great job, and Devika deserves it.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      My apologies, my Dear. Noted and corrected.

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      Devika Primić 

      2 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      manatita44 hope all is well with you please Primic instead of Premic, thank you. I appreciate your kind efforts

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      My pleasure.

      It is one of my better poems and came so quickly! I was on a flow. Gratitude for gracing my page. Om Shanti!

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      Devika Primić 

      2 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Wow! This is amazing! I feel great and so many comments that make me feel special. Your writing has gripped all writers here including myself. It is meaningful and most impressive to have someone to write this for me. Manatita44 well done on creating this hub for me

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Lots of love to You, Eiddwen.

      Did miss you here. Visited you on my way home two days ago, but lost my comments. Promise to see you later post dinner, God's willing. Gratitude.

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      Eiddwen 

      2 months ago from Wales

      Beautifully written and this is what hubpages is all about and why I am so glad that I have returned. Great poetry touches our hearts.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Since I have found another kindred Spirit, I will write this way: I strive to be an instrument of Something Higher -- the same Light reflected in my brothers and sisters/mankind. So wise of you to notice!

      Selfless service kisses and indeed has kissed my soul numerous times. Our Lord is so compassionate! Jai Ram!

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      Diane Denison 

      2 months ago from Cincinnati Ohio

      Beautiful truth you write Manatita44 . It's amazing once a person opens the door to feeling another person's essence. If you feel there pain immediately you cry with them and then reach your arms out to comfort them. Also when you feel someones beauty in there essence it is like a fresh breath of air that kisses your soul.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Thanks Bro.

      Is that a dog? I have one on a dog here somewhere. I would like to visit the Netherlands someday.

      Your sentiment comes from the space of a beautiful Heart. Gratitude … much!

      Thank you, Paula,

      You remain ever young! Your sentiment of love to Devika is highly appreciated.

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      Raymond Philippe 

      2 months ago from The Netherlands

      Beautiful writing like yours and the beautiful people I find here makes visits to this site worthwhile.

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      Paula 

      2 months ago from UpstateWestern,New York

      Devika.....Kudos! A sweet kind lady who always writes of interesting topics. Peace & Love to her and family!

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Thanks John,

      Yet to come. Soon! Thank you so much!

      Manju, my Didi Ji,

      Very sweet and charming sentiment. You are an ethereal poet at Heart. Much Love.

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      Manju lata 

      2 months ago from Ambala City

      What a beautiful explanation! You have explained everything in an impressive way.

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      John Hansen 

      2 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Aha the butterfly! Very fitting for Devika. Excellent poetry. Well done my brother.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Hi Ruby,

      I know I can rely on you to appreciate my work. Awesome!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      2 months ago from Southern Illinois

      This is so fitting for Devika. She is one who leaves encouraging words on our hubs, and she writes interesting topics. Your poetry is beautifully penned.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Very sweet, Lorna.

      Very sweet. I have a vast array of 800 poems, but yes, whenever I use a relatable topic, then people love them very much.

      Last night I read at a famous venue. I gave them a choice: Mother's Love or Knife Crime. They chose the later which I read, but I felt sad afterwards.

      I have devotional poems and regular Sonnets of such beauty!

      My appreciations.

      Pamela,

      Natirally I love people to read my work and many of you really do. Your contribution is extremely beautiful!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      2 months ago from Sunny Florida

      I think kindness is very important and we need to see more of it. I loved your poem; it was so beautiful. Devika is so sweet and you see that in her writing. This is a fitting poem for her and God bless you for always making us (Hubpages writers) feel so speical. God bless you, Manatita.

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      Lorna Lamon 

      2 months ago

      I think this is one of the most beautiful poems you have written Manatita. Devika is indeed kindness itself and very deserving of this wonderful tribute.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Indeed, Peggy, Indeed!! Thank you so much!!

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      Peggy Woods 

      2 months ago from Houston, Texas

      Devika is going to love this beautiful tribute to her from you. Kindness is such an outstanding quality to have and to share.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Mary,

      Always a joy to see you! Much Love, my Dear. Peace!

      Eric,

      Thanks again, Bro. Really appreciate your lovely sentiment. Much Love.

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      Eric Dierker 

      2 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I surely do like Devika. This is fitting of her. I figure we have been friends for over 5 years now. I like the angle from which she comes at issues. Thank you for a wonderful piece to a wonderful woman.

      Kindness is a "way" to me. Love shown through kindness maybe be the best showing of all.

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      Mary Norton 

      2 months ago from Ontario, Canada

      It's a very apt tribute to a wonderful person. Devika has inspired us with her writings.

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Thank You, Bill,

      Appreciated!

      Chitrangada Ji,

      And you too, my dear. A very, happy day! Thank you for your very fine sentiment! Peace!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      2 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful poem and a rich tribute to Devika, a dear friend and a fellow writer.

      I have known her since I joined HubPages.

      Kindness is perhaps the most valuable quality of a human being, and you defined it so beautifully in a poetic way.

      I loved the words of wisdom from Shri Chinmoy.

      Thank you and happy day to you.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Devika loves to write. You can sense her enthusiasm in every article she posts. I love that, and I love your tributes, my friend.

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