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Dr John Celes

Freshman - 2,002 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

The Marian Holy Rosary


A crown of roses for her head;
A rose-garland for heaven’s queen;
A heap of rose-petals for feet,
That’s what the Rosary’s about.

The queen of beauteous flowers –Rose,
Whose perfume tickles any nose!
What hues and sizes grow on earth!
Give them to Mary, full of mirth.

St. Dominic was first to get,
The rosary when he had met
Our Lady of the Rosary,
Lord Jesus Christ’s Mother Mary!

The string of beads stands for prayers –
A magic blend for all sayers;
Just pray with meaning, mind steadfast,
To get the mother’s blessings vast!

A lovely weapon against foes;
A contemplation ’midst our woes;
Reciting it, we earn graces,
And win life’s spiritual races.

Copyright by Dr John Celes 3-30-2009

Submitted: Monday, March 30, 2009

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  • Rookie Catrina Heart (3/30/2009 9:10:00 AM)

    Very well said sir, you have pointed out the history, power, essence of the Holy Rosary in a very nice poetry........religious craft...Thanks for sharing this one! ! ! 10+++ (Report) Reply

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