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Sonnet: The Magic Of Poverty - Poem by Dr John Celes

A birth in poverty is luck supreme!
A death in poverty, a great blessing;
A life of poverty is rare a dream;
Achievements great, stark poverty can bring.

’Tis poverty that goads nations do feats;
’Tis poverty that stimulates scientists;
In everything, poverty, wealth just beats;
The greatest men were in poverty’s lists.

And poverty lessens our worries much;
Account to God will be much easier;
Poverty gives the saint a divine touch;
In poverty, poets can fly higher!

Poverty helps to shun worldly pleasures;
A soul in poverty, Heaven allures.

9-14-2002


Comments about Sonnet: The Magic Of Poverty by Dr John Celes

  • Rookie Ryan Sanders (1/1/2006 6:21:00 AM)

    Sadly I didn't read the passing date of his life. A few years to late I guess. All who read this poem please go to Whistle and Whistling, they are written with the utmost good intentions.

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  • Rookie Ryan Sanders (1/1/2006 6:19:00 AM)

    I truly do like your poem Dr. John Celes. I do agree that in poverty lies hope since the Impoverished people are victims of this hierarchical and patriarch driven society and understand the system so much better than those in middle class. The classes can be divided into three groups with the words; Aware, Unaware, and Aware. The Elite on top, Middle Class in the Middle, and the Impoverished on the bottom:

    Aware Elite- Aware of their selfish doings in maintaining control and superiority over the creatures of Earth but yet continue to do so since greed and power is a decisive motivating force.

    Unaware Middle Class- Life has never been so good for the Unaware Middle Class, television, cars, extra money, house, safety for the family, food, water and 'freedom'. And yet this very fact keeps them Unaware. Never the less the future is ours for the taking and they shall become Aware.

    The Impoverished Aware- The impoverished people are Aware of the Elite's manipulative way of running society. It is painfully obvious when you are the oppressed for the sole reason because the change lies within. Or does the oppression create the Change?

    Dr. John Celes- Beautifully written Poem, I invite you to read the ones I have written:

    Whiste and Whistling by Ryan Sanders

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Poems About Poverty

  1. 1. Sonnet: The Magic Of Poverty , Dr John Celes
  2. 2. Blaming Poverty On The Poor , Josephine DixonBanks
  3. 3. Poverty-I , Palas Kumar Ray
  4. 4. (176) Greatest Sin , premji premji
  5. 5. Peace Or Poverty , Sonali Shah
  6. 6. To Dives , Ezra Pound
  7. 7. Living Large In Poverty , Nadalia Bagratuni
  8. 8. Poverty-Ii , Palas Kumar Ray
  9. 9. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 20 , Saadi Shirazi
  10. 10. The Shadow Inside My Shadow , Eric Cockrell
  11. 11. Poverty , K4me Enahreb
  12. 12. April, March! Soldiers Search For Hunger.. , Harindhar Reddy
  13. 13. Poverty , Jacqui Broad
  14. 14. Cause And Effect , RIC S. BASTASA
  15. 15. Poverty Is A Gift , Mark Heathcote
  16. 16. The Impact Of Poverty On Education , Innocent Masina Nkhonyo
  17. 17. Some Women , Francis Duggan
  18. 18. The City , Narendra Kuppan
  19. 19. 21st Century Cries. , salma. torrez
  20. 20. Our Generation , HediTedi.
  21. 21. Simple Horizons , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  22. 22. My Father's Legacy To Me , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  23. 23. The Laborer , Sadiqullah Khan
  24. 24. Sonnet: My Life , Dr John Celes
  25. 25. The Children Of Poverty Street , Francis Duggan
  26. 26. Born Rightious , seth kennedy
  27. 27. Poverty: A Curse Or A Boon , Aftab Alam
  28. 28. Human Dracula , V P Mahur
  29. 29. Poverty , Meera Meenakshi Sundharam
  30. 30. Poverty: War Of Today , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  31. 31. In Poetry There Is No Poverty , Ayi Escalona
  32. 32. Poverty , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  33. 33. Solidarity , Sally Stewart
  34. 34. April, March! Soldiers Search For Hunger.. , Harindhar Reddy
  35. 35. Francesco And Clare , David St. John
  36. 36. Poverty The Curse , Vega Destiny Star
  37. 37. On Reading Of The World's 100 Wealthiest.. , Francis Duggan
  38. 38. Beggars And Poverty , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  39. 39. Why To Talk , hasmukh amathalal
  40. 40. Poor Children , Francis Duggan
  41. 41. ##15 (Vivekananda) Prayers To Goddess K.. , Rajaram Ramachandran
  42. 42. Mampi: A Girl Of 11 , Pranab K. Chakraborty
  43. 43. Apostrophe To Poverty , Makarand Paranjape
  44. 44. Author And Heaven [10] , Irvan Hermawan Saichu
  45. 45. The Sobs Of The Starving Children , Francis Duggan
  46. 46. Sympathies Dry , Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  47. 47. Poverty Is Not A Fault , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  48. 48. Help For The Poor , Joyce Hemsley
  49. 49. Never Try To Justify The Poverty , Aftab Alam
  50. 50. Poverty , George Sicillia
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