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

Gold Star - 16,688 Points [Dr John Celes] (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

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

521. My Life Here 6/17/2003
522. Sonnet- The Elderly 7/14/2003
523. Sonnet: The Master Poet 6/26/2003
524. Sonnet: How Do I? 6/18/2003
525. Sonnet: Oft In Sin 6/21/2003
526. Sonnet- Opposites 6/19/2003
527. Sonnet-Life 6/18/2003
528. Sonnet- The Bedeviled World 6/18/2003
529. Fear Not, You Beggar-Man 6/29/2003
530. Sonnet: Our Extra-Time Is To Atone 6/23/2003
531. Sonnet: Adults 7/9/2003
532. Sonnet: When Man Can’t Conquer The Earth 7/9/2003
533. Sonnet: Vices 6/24/2003
534. Sonnet: God’s Grief’s Greater? 7/13/2003
535. Sonnet: Man’s Mind Today 7/24/2003
536. Sonnet: In The Days ’fore Your Marriage 6/28/2003
537. Sonnet-Trivial Things Too Matter A Lot 6/20/2003
538. Sonnet: Dear Doctor Brother 6/25/2003
539. Sonnet- On Earth, Bad Men Seem To Fare Better 6/19/2003
540. Sonnet: ’tis Wiser To Get God’s Help 7/10/2003
541. Sonnet: Start Early For Soul-Care 6/19/2003
542. Sonnet: Lord, Take Me To Heaven 6/27/2003
543. Sonnet: Man, Be Thyself For Good 7/13/2003
544. Sonnet: The World Was Too Much For Me! 6/19/2003
545. Sonnet: Variety In Life 7/16/2003
546. Sonnet: Thanks Anyway 6/17/2003
547. Sonnet - Virtues Stay Forever 6/18/2003
548. Sonnet: And Yet, I Must Forgive 6/21/2003
549. Sonnet-Who Am I? 6/19/2003
550. Sonnet: Be Glad Always, Man! 2/29/2004
551. Sonnet: On Good Poetry 6/19/2003
552. Sonnet: The Habitual Sinner 6/21/2003
553. Sonnet- Give Me More Woes, Lord 6/19/2003
554. Sonnet-Truth Remains The Same 6/18/2003
555. Sonnet: Go By God’s Will 7/11/2003
556. Sonnet: Material Things Are Not Permanent 6/19/2003
557. Sonnet: The New President Of India 7/4/2003
558. Sonnet: The River 6/18/2003
559. Sonnet: God Be With Me 7/2/2003
560. Sonnet- In The Thick Of Doom, God Can Save 6/18/2003

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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