Treasure Island

Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

‘Happy Birthday’ My Dear Sister, Clemencia!


The strong-girl of our home!
She did the hardest chores;
And helped mother at work,
And locked the house’s doors.

She was a simple dame;
But received all the blame;
She yearned for love and name;
Life played a cruel game!

She loved to talk her heart,
And learned on own some art;
Unlucky on her part,
She remains right from start.

She is an Aquarian;
Devoted Marian;
She leads a spinster’s life,
Alone, amidst much strife.

May God bless my sister,
On her birthday today!
And grant her will-power
To walk in Heaven’s way.
Copyright by Dr John Celes 2-11-2006
Dedicated to my dear elder sister,
Miss. Noeline Mary Clemencia, CBE.

Submitted: Friday, February 10, 2006

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  • Raul Castelan (6/23/2007 8:14:00 PM)

    That was lovely of you to write a poem for your sister. I admire writers that do a tribute for someone in their lives. Nicely Done! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Meggie Gultiano (5/30/2007 10:05:00 PM)

    very heart warming poem.I can relate to this also. I have a sister who help us through in our schooling. She died three years ago in Australia. I miss her. Thanks Doc for sharing this wonderful poem, a tribute to a sister.May God bless you! (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (2/21/2006 5:25:00 AM)

    She was a simple dame;
    But received all the blame;
    She yearned for love and name;
    Life played a cruel game!

    you can write for us (Report) Reply

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