Dr John Celes

Gold Star - 6,968 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: When Earthly Travail Come… - Poem by Dr John Celes

An accident just opens eyes of man,
And warns of more untoward serious things
That future brings, curtailing one’s life-span,
Unless, more careful lives we lead, earthlings!

A disease warns- ‘Immunity is weak! ’
The stress of life has sure a role to play;
To aid of remedies, man must then seek
And tread in spirituality- God’s way!

Much strife too comes, heralding warning signs
Of life afilled with mortal sins galore:
For help of God, the afflicted then pines,
While purity of soul, God insists more!

Heaven allows travail in life on earth,
To goad more souls to seek eternal mirth!
Copyright by Dr John Celes 2-3-2007

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 8, 2011

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