Sing First, Dance Later, for All Is He. Two Soulful Offerings to Mary Norton. Tuesday's Inspiration 1

Updated on June 27, 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.

Wisdom Quote from Sri Chinmoy

"When two oneness-hearts talk to each other,

We see the most beautiful dance of affection and sweetness." -Sri Chinmoy

The Wonders of Love

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Sing First, Dance Later, For All Is He. A Free Verse Sonnet

Sing! Sing the eulogy of the wonder of Love,

Playing its sacred melody in the magna of the soul.

Whisper to the winds –the beauty of nature;

The glory of man!


Chant of the immaculate creations,

Of myriad twinkles of the Light,

All with the miraculous signature of the

Breath of Breaths, residing in their core.


Then you may dance!

Dance with the candle in thine Heart;

Rise to the beat of diamond rain, kissing the

Blossoms and redolence of lavenders.


Then you may choreograph with sweetest tears,

On the seat of the soul, that all is He.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 26th June, 2018.

Wisdom Quote From Sri Chinmoy

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Flight of The Soul. A Free Verse Sonnet

She taxied of the runway,

The smooth tarmac embracing Her wheels,

Allowing Her to run with elegance and Grace.

Majestic in flight, her engine-wings pushed

Upwards, steadily augmenting Her poise.


Prey! Prey, great falcon!

Destroy my ignorance of millennia!

My aspiration-bird longs to soar,

In the firmament of infinity’s Bliss.


O soul, fly! Fly on the banner of heaven’s Light!

My eagle-bird longs to merge;

To dance in the radiant fire of Love.

Sweet Flame, open wide the cosmic door of Freedom –

The golden tarmac, of liberation’s ever-effulgent Delight.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. June, 26th, 2018

~Awakening The Inner Light ~

A Free Verse Sonnet

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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Hi Tim.

      How are things with you? Hope you and family are well. I appreciate your fine sentiment. Thank you.-Lantern

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      Tim Truzy 

      2 months ago from U.S.A.

      I love the falcon imagery, Manatita. Beautiful and inspiring. The falcon is a noble bird. I love the words from the master as well. It goes without saying that your poetry is much appreciated. Deep and insightful.

      Sincerely,

      Much respect,

      Tim

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      I'm glad that you are in tune with them and the video is awesome. Thank you so much! Appreciated.

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      Ioannis Arvanitis 

      2 months ago from Greece, Almyros

      Two sublime poems, I had in my mind many to say to praise you Brother, but then you did it again! You gave me the joy of this AMAZING video at the end, and now I am speechless, flying on the wings of His Grace!

      Thank you, Brother, thank you!

      Fly where Eagles dare...

      Sean

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Eric,

      You were not distracted. You mean her garden piece. I'll get there later. I saw it, thanks. She was quick!

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      manatita44 

      2 months ago from london

      Ah Alicia.

      Singing and dancing in the rain. Nice! Thank you so much!

      Eric,

      Then I will have to shoot you. Lol. Do they give you 'shots' of God's juice? Thanks Bro.

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      Linda Crampton 

      2 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I enjoyed reading the poems, especially the first one, which I loved. The idea of singing and then dancing is beautiful. I love the text on the first photo, too.

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      Eric Dierker 

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

      Buddy I am very distracted. So I apologize. We are together learning the keyboard in my office. But that works here. Sing first and follow next. But we danced first. Hard times!!!~ yahoo if life gets better shoot me.

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Eric,

      You mean her comment here? Or elsewhere? Linda is always good with frìends and getting even better. Thanks Eric.

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      Eric Dierker 

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

      Just a thanks for motivating Linda to write her piece on her space.

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Yes. She is an awesome writer! Thank you so much!!

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      Eric Dierker 

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

      Aesta is the best. I love travelling Europe with her, she is a great guide.

      And you are a great spirit guide. What could be bettter?

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Ah Linda.

      So touching! Much appreciations! Much.

      Bill,

      Thank you. A good and very diligent soul, yes. Appreciations.

      Yes Dana,

      A bird in flight heading towards freedom. Beautiful, as you say. Much Love.

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      Linda Lum 

      3 months ago from Washington State, USA

      Beautiful words for a lady who is truly beautiful inside and out.

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      Bill Holland 

      3 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Mary is good people. So are you! I love my online friends!

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      Dana Tate 

      3 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      No other words can express except to say simply beautiful. I like to think of death that way. Being free from the body and the soul being free and flying like a bird with wings.

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      Ann Carr 

      3 months ago from SW England

      Lovely tribute to Mary who deserves to be honoured in this way.

      Ann

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      My condolences.

      At times like these it is good to know the the soul is still very alive in God.

      I'm glad you like the video also. It is a beautiful piece. Loving thoughts.

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      Peggy Woods 

      3 months ago from Houston, Texas

      I woke up this morning to the sounds of birds chirping and singing. Reading this poetry of yours with the quotes and video at the end was particularly touching to me since we recently lost a good friend and her husband is grieving. "The freedom of the soul-bird death cannot take away." We miss her also but like to think of her now in another plane of life free from pain.

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Hi Mary.

      So the pictures do you justice, especially the lake and birds. I'm so happy that you are a lover of birds and nature. Birds are the mystic symbol of the soul. Like the soul, they too, fly in freedom, in infinity's sky. Much Gratitude.

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Indeed, Frank.

      Indeed! Thank you so much!!

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      Frank Atanacio 

      3 months ago from Shelton

      flight of the soul.. manatita.. your poetry reads like the best kind of prayer... awesome my friend

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      Mary Norton 

      3 months ago from Ontario, Canada

      What a beautiful poem to read as I gaze out to the Lake here at home. It is early in the morning and the mist is rising from it. I just went out to feed the birds so my heart is singing. Thank you again for inviting us to look at things in a meditative way.

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Ha ha.

      I just told one of my Didiji's that she can fly. Cool, eh?

      Thank you for really and truly appreciating my work. Today I'm visiting all my friends. I'll come to you soon. Salaam! Om Shanti! Shalom! La Paz! Peace!

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      Rinita Sen 

      3 months ago

      Guess what, manatita, I just finished reading and commenting on your other poem, and immediately saw you published this one. It is great to read you consecutively.

      Love the second sonnet, the viewpoint of an airplane? This is amazing!

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