Dr John Celes

Veteran Poet - 2,850 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: Realities of Life


Some people known to us can act funny;
They have an air of pride o’er things they’ve done;
Life’s weather does not always stay sunny!
With past forgotten, days appear just fun.

The earth on which we stand may give way fast;
The air we breathe is polluted so much;
Our drinking water may not for long last;
Our earthly life looks transient as such.

A humble stance is needed most in life;
A man’s will-power /strength may fail him soon;
Our faith in God is tested when comes strife;
Our fear of God will serve to be our boon.

Let sense prevail in people whom we know;
To God’s mercy, every moment we owe.
Copyright by Dr John Celes 5-3-2006

Submitted: Thursday, May 04, 2006
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