Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Gold Star - 16,569 Points [Dr John Celes] (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D., Poems

4241. Sonnet: When Angry! 7/24/2006
4242. My Dear Mom, 11/1/2014
4243. On Mother's Second Death Anniversary 4/24/2012
4244. Sonnet - Man Forgets God, But God Reminds Him 6/20/2003
4245. Sonnet: Lust 7/14/2003
4246. Sonnet: Faith 7/29/2003
4247. Smile Always! 4/8/2007
4248. Sonnet: A Man’s Life Is His Wife 8/14/2003
4249. God’s Love 6/29/2003
4250. "Happy May Day,2012! &Quot; 5/1/2012
4251. The Fight Against Corruption 6/10/2011
4252. What Parents When Old, Want From Their Children … 5/12/2008
4253. Save The Human Embryo 3/11/2009
4254. ’tis Easter-Time Again! 3/26/2007
4255. Only... 2/15/2015
4256. Sonnet: Life's Like A Train-Journey 6/19/2003
4257. Happy Friendship Day,2011 8/7/2011
4258. Sonnet: Marriage Is Forever 8/17/2003
4259. A Poem In Maths 7/24/2007
4260. A Poem Of Rhymes 9/29/2006
4261. Jesus Christ, The King Of Kings 11/27/2011
4262. In Praise Of Dogs 6/29/2003
4263. Happy Birthday, My Dear Daughter! 8/20/2013
4264. On Our Dad’s Death Anniversary 6/5/2013
4265. Sonnet: On Anger 7/10/2003
4266. Sonnet: A Happy Family 12/1/2006
4267. ‘live And Let Live! ’ 7/8/2008
4268. ‘i’m Anna! ’ - Movement: Poem On Corruption In India 8/21/2011
4269. Sonnet: Is There Not Joy? 6/26/2003
4270. The Festival Of Purim 3/18/2014
4271. What’s Christmas? 11/30/2007
4272. Sonnet: Beauty 6/24/2003
4273. A Tribute To Mothers On ‘mothers’ Day ‘09’ 5/13/2009
4274. Sonnet: Happy Birthday, Dear 6/29/2003
4275. The Crucifixion Of Jesus Christ 2/16/2007
4276. ‘pro-Choice’ Versus ‘pro-Life’! 1/27/2008
4277. Easter- The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ And The Death Of Death! 3/23/2008
4278. Why Death Comes? 4/3/2005
4279. "Happy Birthday, Dear Octogenarian Poet! May You Live Longer! &Quot; 7/13/2012
4280. Sonnet - Work, Work, Work 11/24/2003

Comments about Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • Poetry Hound (12/4/2004 9:40:00 AM)

    Why on earth would you want to be recognized for how many poems you write? Why not instead seek recognition from others regarding the quality of your output? But alas, you'll not get that from me.

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  • Rajaram Ramachandran Rajaram Ramachandran (4/13/2004 4:22:00 AM)

    Dr. A. Celestine Raj Manohar, M.D. is a prolific writer, particularly wonderful Sonnets. He is a Doctor by day and a Poet by night, which is a rare quality of a doctor in the present day world. He is a born poet and poetry is hidden in his blood. That is why he burns mid night oil to come out with his feelings on the website screen over variety of subjects. It is no wonder if his name comes up one day in the history of famous poets and as an excellent sonnet writer.

  • Dr John Celes Dr John Celes (10/5/2003 2:29:00 PM)

    About the Poet
    Dr.A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D., PEN-NAME: dr john celes was born on Valentine’s Day of 1957 at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, INDIA, the eighth child of a well-educated, Roman Catholic family. His father Shri A.T.Antoniswami M.A.L.T., was an excellent school-teacher and a man of great learning, disciplinarian, principles and fortitude. His mother Stella was fairly educated and was able to do both the house-hold chores as well as help the children in their studies.
    Dr john celes received the best English medium education at Carmel Garden Matriculation School, Coimbatore, where he was born and became a Doctor, finishing his M.B., B.S., at Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore in 1979 and a Physician by passing M.D.(General Medicine) in 1989 in the same college. His most cherished dream being a Medical Teacher, the poet joined PSGIMS&R, CBE where he worked for nearly seven years. Presently, he is a Professor of Medicine and Chief, Medical Unit II and Physician in IRT Perundurai Medical College and Research Center and Hospital, Perundurai, ERODE-638053, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
    A versatile person interested in academic and many extra-curricular activities like music, games, elocution, essay-writing and short-story-writing etc, the Poet took to writing English Poetry serendipitously and suddenly since May eleventh,1998, exactly coinciding with the Pokhran II Blasts of India. He started off with his ‘Auto-biography’ in an epic form of heroic couplets first that ran into a few thousand lines(Incomplete) . He loved to write on any topic under the Sun and many genres.
    His maiden anthology of just seventeen good poems was released on Valentine’s Day,2-14-1999 in the Medical College where he worked while a second booklet was released again on 5-11-1999, the First Anniversary of India’s Pokhran II Blasts(India’s Resurgent Day) .Though poetry was only his avocation, he has been writing it rather rapidly and voluminously as he found all the essential factors for goading a Muse to enter a writing spree, continually operative in the place where he worked.
    He has been rendering his poems and even singing some of them to elite audience whenever he could. He wrote the Alma mater Song for the Medical College where he works. Not a function was held that never had the Poetry of dr john celes in it. He even instituted a small Rolling Trophy for English Poetry by Medical Students of the same college. He has participated in a number of Poetry competitions till date and went on-line to submit his many poems at the following websites: www.poemhunter.com; www.poettext.com ; www.ndtv.com poetry corner and also at www.poetry.com. He has published the world’s highest number of Sonnets on-line of the Shakespearean type and hopes to enter the Guinness Book of World Records soon and eventually receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. His Poetry could one day become a ‘Turning point in his career’!
    According to dr john celes: God inspires, The Poet perspires, And the poem transpires.
    The more a poet scribbles, the better the poems out come.
    Poets can make this world a little Heaven!
    Poetry is a gift from God, given to a chosen few souls on earth rarely!
    written by the poet himself as the world does not know him enough as yet but his poetry already has reached colossal and remarkable levels!

Best Poem of Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Sonnet: A Lost Friendship

You were my friend then: now almost stranger!
Our friendship appeared once very glorious;
What happened meantime, gives me great anger;
Our friendship no longer remains serious.

Fool you were, to be misled by others,
Who drove a giant wedge ’midst our friendship;
Cut off is our friendship, which me bothers;
A nadir has come in our relationship.

What years of intimacy have been lost?
You’ve been foolish, very much on your part;
Our friendship today is just but a ghost;
Won’t your eyes see the true love in my heart?

Dear friend however,...

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Sonnet: With God’s Help

‘Come to my aid God, ’ whenever I need,
For, without Thee, my life’s vessel could sink;
With Thee, my Lord, I’ll do great things indeed!
Like how with Thine inspiration, I ink.

Prepare me Lord for life’s challenges,
And make me wary, alert, sensible;
And like sore-throat, soothen’d by lozenges,
Soothen my heart with words from the Bible.

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