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

Gold Star - 17,159 Points [Dr John Celes] (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

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

1001. Sonnet: The ‘wise’ Fool! 8/20/2008
1002. Acrostic Sonnet: God Made Me A Poet 7/26/2008
1003. Praying Mantis 7/27/2008
1004. Holy Matrimony 8/24/2008
1005. Sonnet: Miraculous Prayers 8/27/2008
1006. War And Peace 8/29/2008
1007. On Terrorists 8/29/2008
1008. Sonnet: What A Starry Night Tells! 8/30/2008
1009. The Bihar Floods 2008 8/31/2008
1010. Teacher’s Day Verses (A Pot Pourri) 9/3/2008
1011. India Today? 9/4/2008
1012. God, Come To My Aid! 9/14/2008
1013. Plight Of World’s Children Today 9/16/2008
1014. Thank God For His Love And Mercy 10/13/2008
1015. Happy New Year ’09 1/3/2009
1016. Flowers Galore 1/3/2009
1017. Nurses 1/3/2009
1018. My Love For You 1/6/2009
1019. My Desire 1/17/2009
1020. Barack Obama 1/17/2009
1021. Song To Grandpa On His Birthday 1/18/2009
1022. 60th Republic Day Celebrations In India 1/26/2009
1023. The Truth About Earthly Life 1/26/2009
1024. 100 Days As Medical College Dean (A) 1/28/2009
1025. 100 Days As Medical College Dean (B) 1/28/2009
1026. 100 Days As Medical College Dean (C) 1/28/2009
1027. 100 Days As Medical College Dean (D) 1/28/2009
1028. We Need To Change 2/1/2009
1029. The Vessel That I Am! 2/1/2009
1030. Return To The Lord’s Way 2/4/2009
1031. Spate In Persecution Of Indian Christians? 9/21/2008
1032. Life Is Like This… 9/24/2008
1033. Have A Heart For Children, Poor! 9/26/2008
1034. Mother Teresa’s Missionaries Of Charity 9/30/2008
1035. Dogged Days 2/7/2009
1036. Who‘s Your Neighbor? 2/8/2009
1037. Valentine’s Day 2009 2/9/2009
1038. Happy Wedding Anniversary 2/9/2009
1039. Valentine’s Day (An Acrostic) 2/13/2009
1040. Be My Valentine Today 2/13/2009

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

  • Janet Mary Zylstra (12/10/2004 3:11:00 PM)

    As a Christian writer myself, I stand by Dr Celes' choice to expose himself and his faith in beautiful poetry to a world which today, as much as in Jesus' time, despises anything good, clean and pure. If you don't use your 'natural' name, it's
    probably because he has a certain consideration for the majority of us Westerners
    who cannot pronounce lengthy words in other languages. I too am a polyglot, but
    Indian languages did not make up part of my education. There is so much smut
    around that I do not believe anybody can write too many Christian, God praising
    poems. Keep up the good work. I'm praying for you.

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  • 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.

  • 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,...

Read the full of Sonnet: A Lost Friendship

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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