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Dr John Celes

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

Sonnet: David and Goliath


God chose a shepherd boy to be the king
Of Israel, when Goliath, the giant
Had threatened everyone, and vowed to bring
Israelites on their knees by his win-chant!

David, the lad had pebbles and a sling;
Goliath had a mighty sword and shield;
But David came in name of God to sing,
And the Philistine had but to yield!

For, God supports the righteous ones to win;
The evil-minded have to bite the dust;
God abhors devils and the mortal sin;
The righteous always hope in Lord and trust.

God permits Goliath to talk in vain;
But David has His love and strength to gain!

Copyright by Dr John Celes 10-03-2013

Submitted: Sunday, March 10, 2013

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The righteous win with God beside

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