My Heart is on Fire by Manatita

Updated on May 22, 2018
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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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My Heart burns like fire;

I long to share its flame.

O seeker! Bring me the Chalice of thy quest,

For Love beats like a drummer in my soul.


My cup overflows, with the sweetness

Of a thousand rhapsodies, each drop

An eloquent melody, from the symphony of Love.

How I long to share its flame!


Come! Come! My sweet lavender-flower,

To taste the vintage reserved,

Only for Lovers of this Chateau.

Only the fragrant, knows the mood of the inebriate.

This stellar wine, is only for him who dares,

To enter the garden, of a million flares.


-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 20th May 2018.

~ Awakening The Inner Light ~

Chateau of lovers

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“Come, come, whoever you are. 

Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. 
It doesn't matter. 
Ours is not a caravan of despair. 
come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times.
 Come, yet again , come , come.” -Rumi

Wisdom from the Master

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Burning Love

Is this sweet intimacy and longing necessary?

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      • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

        manatita44 

        17 months ago from london

        Haha. Burning gold. Burning the fire of ignorance to share the flame of Light.

        Thanks Li-Jen. Appreciated.

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        Li-Jen Hew 

        17 months ago

        Hey Manatita. Your poem - mixture of sweetness and burning charcoal. Like that combination! :)

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        manatita44 

        17 months ago from london

        Thanks Bro.

        Go easy on school. Don't burn yourself out. Gratitude.

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        Ioannis Arvanitis 

        17 months ago from Greece, Almyros

        Your Heart burns like fire, my Brother

        and this fire is Light for my Heart!

        Thank you, for being You!

        Sean

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        manatita44 

        18 months ago from london

        Ah, my Linda L,

        Your Heart seems to be on fire also! Gives me tremendous joy!

        You're so right, of course. So much beauty in Love! Unutterable or speechless ... unspoken Bliss!!

        Gratitude ... much.

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        manatita44 

        18 months ago from london

        Lol. You are so right Alicia.

        A stunning Palace of sorts. Here there's more than enough wine for Lovers on this sojourn ... lovers of the Way. Thank you so much!

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        Linda Crampton 

        18 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

        I love the vibrancy and intensity of your poem. A garden of a million flares sounds like a wonderful place to visit!

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        Linda Lum 

        18 months ago from Washington State, USA

        Our Lord tells us of the amazing banquet there will be. The joy is unimaginable. You create such beautiful images with your eloquence. You are gifted, and we are blessed.

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        manatita44 

        18 months ago from london

        Lol Miz.

        The Heart burns with longing and Love and no, no barbecue. Strange for a veggie like me. Ha ha.

        Thank you for such a nice sentiment.

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        Doris James MizBejabbers 

        18 months ago from Beautiful South

        It is usually the lower chakras that burn, and the heart experiences either longing or fulfillment. Are you sure it wasn't last night's barbecue? Just kidding.Your poetry is nothing short of amazing! Such a way with words. You are unmatched, my friend.

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        Bill Holland 

        18 months ago from Olympia, WA

        Clever indeed, but I expect nothing less from the Master of Beautiful Words...that's you,Bro, and you talent grows weekly.

        Blessings always

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        manatita44 

        18 months ago from london

        Frank your understanding of my poetry is supreme!

        I smile when you say that you are not into religion and spirituaiity. Your Heart is vast and full of Light!

        Again, just today I read your touching sentiment to Patricia, I believe.

        You could not have understood my poetry without Spirituality. God bless your noble life.

        Your first line was 'cool!'

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        Frank Atanacio 

        18 months ago from Shelton

        No Pun intended, but this was hot.. love the words.. and the flow.. you make it easy to understand the work and the art of poetry.. bravo my friend..:)

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        manatita44 

        18 months ago from london

        Another charming comment, Nikki. Bless you. I missed you, but God has given you extra graces, I know.

        Yes, Rumi is a favourite of mines. Praise be!

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        Nikki Khan 

        18 months ago from London

        The title is so eye catching ‘My heart is on Fire’. What a masterpiece, you are such blessed poet who writes poetry so amazingly.

        Loved the quote from Rumi and your Master.

        This is very necessary sometimes to heat your soul and heart up!

        Bless you and your family brother.

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        manatita44 

        18 months ago from london

        Ah, Peggy.

        What a sweet and charming sentiment and the first one too. Thank you so much!!

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        Peggy Woods 

        18 months ago from Houston, Texas

        Very clever piece you wrote combining references to wine and love. You are a master of poetry! The video at the end of your poem seemed very fitting.

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