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Listening to Arias in Her Flame


Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

The cat, The Fox and The Lion

The cat, The Fox and The Lion

The Cat, The Fox and The Lion

The cat had no intention of swimming.

Instead, it got a malicious thrill,

From being cynical of swimmers.

Filled with doubt, it was not unusual to deny,

That which it saw with its own eyes.

Ever the sly one,

The fox spoke ceaselessly of the Ocean’s beauty;

Gave endless discourses about its depths.

But the lion, having listened to the instructor,

Roared with confidence and jumped in.

Lo and behold, the Beloved created fins,

In the sanctuary of its dauntless Spirit.

It swam blissfully,

Unburdened by the chains of its past experiences.

-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 27th October, 2017.

~ Awakening The Inner Light ~


Listening To The Arias in Her Flame

I once tasted the scent of Your beauty,

Drifting past the cynosure of my gaze.

I beheld with sweet delight,

A stream of Light… golden Light,

Blazing through my window.

I basked in the zephyrs of the dawn;

Played romantically in the Hearts of Lovers,

All praising the glory of Thy name.

Ah! How we jumped with joy!

The golden Chalice of my Soul,

Flew, like a bird, to the perennial charm of starlights;

I bathed in an ocean of effulgent Light.

The resplendent moon whispered her secrets,

To the glory of the night;

I danced on fireflies, illuminating the beauty,

And the grandeur of the Spirit.

Aye! So much radiance! Such tender Love!

I ascended to the mount of Jerusalem,

Listening to Arias in Her flame.

Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 29th November, 2017.


"Sing! Sing, o man!

Let the Light of the Soul

Penetrate the darkness,

Drunk with Love, for the Beloved One."-Manatita

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© 2017 manatita44


manatita44 (author) from london on December 16, 2017:

Thank You, Robin.

An inspirational way to go. Appreciations.

Robin Carretti from Hightstown on December 16, 2017:

I love all your videos and your beautiful array of words it has sacredness and you bring out the beauty in a spiritual way I am familiarizing myself with your Shams Tabriz and other spiritual poem writers thanks, os much for your insight

manatita44 (author) from london on December 02, 2017:

Well, Gypsy,

That was very special coming from you. I really appreciate this.

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on December 02, 2017:

You deserve a round of applause this was marvelous.

manatita44 (author) from london on December 01, 2017:

Some Princes are charming, aren't they. Hey he.

Thank you so much, my Dear.

"I wanted to be a Prince to bring,

Into the light of Beauty

A Heart that sings.

But God made me His Lion-King." A quick one for you, my dear. Thank you so much!!

Linda Lum from Washington State, USA on December 01, 2017:

I love the introductory poem and as always your imagery. Yes, you are charming!

manatita44 (author) from london on December 01, 2017:

Thank you, Tim. I like creating images. Very much appreciated.

Tim Mitchell from Escondido, CA on December 01, 2017:

I loved the verse bringing imagery to my mind. Thanks!

manatita44 (author) from london on December 01, 2017:

Thank You, my brother Frank. It's a speciality of mines. Appreciated.

Frank Atanacio from Shelton on December 01, 2017:

I just love the imagery and the colorfulness of these verses my friend... Bravo

manatita44 (author) from london on November 30, 2017:

Yes, my Dear. Ha ha. Cool, eh? I might change it. Let's see.

Thank you so much, Alicia.

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on November 30, 2017:

The title of this hub is certainly interesting! I enjoy all of the imagery that you use in your poems, but I often find one idea that is especially interesting or appealing to me. In this article, it's the thought of riding on fireflies.

manatita44 (author) from london on November 30, 2017:

Hi Eric

Yes, you are right.

Mostly I strive to be sublime ...lofty ... charming ..

Soothing with a calming effect. Nourishment for the Soul. Thank you so much!

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on November 30, 2017:

I think I shall call all of your writings as this "very nice". They are like a short meditation.

manatita44 (author) from london on November 30, 2017:

Ha ha. Thanks Bill. A touch from the creative infinite.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on November 30, 2017:

Not only is your poetry beautiful and creative, but your titles always draw me in as well. That's some talent you have there, my friend.

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