The Flow of Rhythms

Updated on November 3, 2017
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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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Words … they can feel like a scalpel,

An epitome of despair,

Or cute little angels and beams of Light.

Sometimes, they enter our core like darts,

Or shine like magic lanterns,

At the apertures of Heaven.

Words, orchestrated by a gifted Wordsmith,

Revive the presence of scented Keora,

On the wet shrubs of a Bard,

Unfurling a silken tassel,

Of glory and grace.


I hear the sweet humming of nightingales;

The enchanting songs of redbreasts;

They remind me of a tapestry of eloquence:

The immersive sublimity of psalms unparalleled.

O Lover! Your glorious embrace,

Shines with the rays of moonbeams,

And I am stunned with amazement.

By Your charismatic charm.


When I listen to the cadences of my fragrant Angel,

I hear the melody of minstrels;

The songs of golden showers, falling upon the wind,

Flooding and nurturing my inner Temple.

It is then that I pull the moon down,

Which shines like a beacon in my darkness.

Seraphim’s, sunbeams and twinkling stars,

Kiss my breath endearingly with their Delight,

And my being thrills with an ecstatic pulse,

Celebrating the splendour of inner rhapsody.

Sweet Love! I felt the depth of Your supernal rain,

Dowsing the very flames of Hades,

Your words floating on the windows of my Soul.

I soared, like an eagle, to the edge of a resplendent Light,

Floating in ecstasy, on the crest of a scarlet-crimson-hued horizon,

Bathing and dancing, with Your naked silhouette, my Queen.


Come into my Heart, O Lover,

Let Your lustred beauty continue to glimmer,

Even in my abyss of despair,

Your words, like velvet glue, sealing the cracks

Of my inner Sanctum,

Carrying a carousel of beautiful Lamps;

Shining with the opulence of Silence;

Offering an unspoken sweetness to the Soul.


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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      I appreciate this, my Friend. Much Love.

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      Siddharth Kapoor 18 months ago

      Extremely beautiful.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thank you, Deb. Thank you. You seem to have written on another Hub which disappeared. I'll look again tomorrow. Thank you so much! Good night.

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      Deb Hirt 18 months ago

      The song of nature can only be heard by a certain few, and those that do so, have been given a gift from heaven

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thank you, thank you, Audrey. So sorry for your loss. I wish you much fortitude. Om Shanti!

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      Audrey Hunt 18 months ago from Nashville Tn.

      Oh, dear man, I am so very touched with the exquisite poem you created just for me. My tears of joy and gratitude overflow and my heart is complete. This gesture of friendship is priceless to me. I will treasure your words always. As painful memories of loss invade my mind - I only need to turn to the poem you wrote for me. There, I will find peace and joy.

      Aloha my precious friend...

      Audrey

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thank you, my Dear Brother. Namaste! Lots of Love to you.

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      manatita44 18 months ago

      Hi, My Very Dear Brother.

      I seemed to have missed your comment. All my loving wishes and thank you so much!!

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      Victor W. Kwok 18 months ago from Hawaii

      Beautiful poetry, Manatita! Simply wonderful!

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      manatita44 18 months ago

      Gypsy I thank you wholeheartedly for your excellent comment.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most delightful and inspirational poetry. Blessings to you.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Dee, A fine and charming sentiment . I'm getting better perhaps. Ha ha. Hope you and especially mom are doing good.

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      Dora Weithers 18 months ago from The Caribbean

      "Words, orchestrated by a gifted Wordsmith . . . They remind me of a tapestry of eloquence . . . Your words floating on the windows of my Soul." These lines are so descriptive of you and your work, Manatita. Don't how else to say about the exceptional verses you create. Blessings!

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Alicia, you're a true fan. Love you for this. Higher blessings.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Audrey,

      What a sweet comment ...no, an immaculate comment. My Gratitude ....much. I wrote yet another one for you recently. Hope you like it.

      https://hubpages.com/literature/Her-Love-Entered-O...

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      Linda Crampton 18 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

      There are so many beautiful images in this poem! I loved reading it.

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      Audrey Hunt 18 months ago from Nashville Tn.

      Exquisitely executed. Flowing and textured to perfection. Conducted with spirit and sensitivity!

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Much Love ...much LOVE ...much ..., my Dear, Dearer, Dearest Surabhi. Eyes ok?

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      Surabhi Kaura 18 months ago

      Soul stirring poetry! It indeed offers an unspoken sweetness to the Soul - ha ha. Bravo! Carry on...

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Hi Audrey,

      I forgot to add that quintessentially they dance in rhythm and melodic flow, like the exquisite Delight in the eloquence of a poet called Audrey Howitt.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Hi there, my Sweet, Audrey. A pacy or elegant tempo, if you like. Watch the cadence of the lark as it moves in full flight.

      The mystic sees movement; melodies...inner rhythms in all things ...actually they do not end really. This whole Universe and its inner core is full of cadences, dancing with the Will of Consciousness.

      A bit like the inner yearning or longing of the Soul. Birthless, deathless ...always in the flow of Self-transcendence ...even into the end of Time...

      Hi Al. That's fine. Thanks.

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      Word 18 months ago from Chicago

      Hey Manatita, I'm waiting for a singer to come over from another country to start recording the songs.

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      Audrey Howitt 18 months ago from California

      You leave me with a question that I am not sure how to answer--cadences are endings, and I know that while I respond to them, I don't think of them that often

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Al thank you so much!YOU're a good man. How is the recording going?

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thanks Ruby. Heading home from Poetry. Love you.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Ha ha Bill. Both are good. 67 years? At 64 I have 3 to go. Chuckle. I have surpassed the fountain and become a stream. Now I'm heading for the river. The ocean is still invisible. Lol

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      Bill Holland 18 months ago from Olympia, WA

      that would be wordsmith!

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      Bill Holland 18 months ago from Olympia, WA

      It only took me 67 years to find my natural flow....not bad, right? LOL

      Blessings to you, oh talented wordsmity!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 18 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Manatita. The name of the new web site is ( The Creative Exiles ) I joined and have written one poem. It was started by Jodah ( John ) I hope to see you there....

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      Word 18 months ago from Chicago

      A wonderful flow of words in rhythm with a video of pure beautiful sound of tranquil music. A beauty to hear on this blessed Sabbath. Continue on my blessed brother.

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thank you, my Brother. Yes. A beauty indeed, this one. Higher blessings, my Friend.

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      Eric Dierker 18 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      What a pleasant journey you took me on. One I shall reflect on for some time. Thank you

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      What is it? I take this as a complement, Ralph. (smile) Going out to Poetry, will check when I get back. Need a website. can you help? Much Love.

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      Ralph Schwartz 18 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      When are you going to come join us at www.creativeexiles.com ?

      All poets and writers who take their craft seriously are welcome to apply to join...

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thank you, Chitrangaga. Glad you think so. Much Love ...much.

      Hi Ruby. Joy to you and yours. Yes, I have used this one for meditation. There is a 10 min version but I did not find it. So Beautiful! Thank you so much! Have a great weekend!

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Hi Ruby, you're back to my poems. Great! I have two sweet ones here with more to come. Gratitude. Have a great weekend, my Dear.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 18 months ago from Southern Illinois

      I'm listening to the rapture video as I type, it's so soothing. Thank you. I love the way you started with the scalpel then the offering of sweetness to the soul. Very beautiful my poetic friend.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 18 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful poem and I agree --- what a wonderful weaver of words you are!

      Enjoyed your work as always. Thank you!

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Thank you, thank you, my friend, Frank. This is in fact my main genre. This kind of writing...that's what I enjoy doing most. Have a great weekend!

      Venkatachari M

      Yes, Bro. I am a word weaver. It is all His Grace. Jai Ram! Have a blessed family weekend, my Brother

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      Venkatachari M 18 months ago from Hyderabad, India

      Wow! What an amazing resplendency of words!!! One gets flowed with your beautiful vocabulary.

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      Frank Atanacio 18 months ago from Shelton

      again manatita, wonderful poetry...

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      manatita44 18 months ago from london

      Ah Ralph. Great! Flow is good, as they say. No stagnancy. Ha ha. Thank you so much!

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      Ralph Schwartz 18 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      As usual, a breathtaking symphony of words, descriptions, delights, and golden showers? Not too sure about that last one brother, but it flows...no pun intended.