Grey stone vase on the ground.

Prayer for Myself

I am sorry For the scars I gave you. Forgive me For not listening to your hurt. I thank you For being by my side. I love you For letting yourself heal. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: The poem is inspired by my recent meditative practice of Ho'oponopono, a Hawaiian prayer for forgiveness in all relationships,… Continue reading Prayer for Myself

Sunset peeking through the trees
Free verse, Poem, Poems with Author's Note

Chakra Opening

Who knew that waking up could be so exhausting? That leaving the material world behind would claw away at your reserves? I forgot... that when you open your eyes, you not only begin to see, but start receiving. You awaken from the deepest sleep, surrendering all free will. Realizing that there is only one that… Continue reading Chakra Opening

Half coconut with a yellow flower in it. The coconut and background is black and white and the flower is the only thing in colour.

Meditation – Secrets

Have I not been listening to you speak? Ignoring the path you laid open? Stubbornly clinging to my physical senses. Deflecting what I felt didn’t fit, a world I saw through five senses. How do apologize for the dam I built, stopping the river that connected us. Admit the pain I felt was because I… Continue reading Meditation – Secrets

Empty street in black and white. Narrow alley with brick walls on both sides
Free verse, Poem


Busy minds hide lonely hearts. Busy minds silence unspoken needs. Busy minds keep anxious minds busy.   © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: How is everyone doing in this time of Covid quarantine? I am trying to enjoy the stillness and moments of quiet - which is very very different for me.   

Free verse, Poem

Day 272: Organized Chaos

  In chaos , I find the silence, the place in which I hear my soul connecting to the hum of the universe, until there is only the stillness of the cosmic heart. In order, I lose the spot upon which I began, chasing the golden spiral seeking forfeited knowledge in fossilized chambers. In chaos,… Continue reading Day 272: Organized Chaos

Free verse, Poem

Day 61: Still

In the stillness I found you, The girl I thought I lost. Past the white noise Of dictated lives, Stagnant placeholders. The vision blinded by walls of Who, what, when and how Questions with fixed answers. Stop uttering meaningless answers, With recycled words and promises, Fearful of the silence. Look for the fragrance of life,… Continue reading Day 61: Still