Mark Heathcote

Gold Star - 26,002 Points (22/03/66 / Manchester)

A Flower Cut From Desire - Poem by Mark Heathcote

The lotus is a flower cut from desire
Whatever her hue, her petals attire
She is the goddess that sank into
The muddy waters - arose anew.

Her purity and beauty is no cauldron.
Thou portrayed to symbolise the sun
She is both a spiritual, awakening
A flower of prosperity, meaning.

A symbol of fertility, spirituality,
And even in her purest-state, eternity.
The blue lotus is victory over wisdom
Pink the supreme lotus, Buddha's Pilgrim.

The Lotus path to noble truths is Purple
White - purity, spiritual perfection, mental
The Red Lotus is related to the heart
Associated with, love and compassion.

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  • Susan Lacovara (1/4/2014 5:47:00 PM)

    Was just given a medallion, from my sister, for Christmas, etched on it, a lotus flower...stumbled across this lovely write and connected... well done! PEACE (Report) Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (7/18/2012 3:26:00 PM)

    The dew is on the lotus, rise great sun and lift my leaf and mix me with the wave, om mane padme hum, the sunrise comes, the dewdropp slips into the shining sea - Buddhic mantra. Great write, very meaningful. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, July 24, 2017

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