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

Gold Star - 16,709 Points [Dr John Celes] (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

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

1441. Father’s Day,2010 6/21/2010
1442. Obituary: To My Beloved Parents 6/24/2010
1443. Sonnet: Our Faith Saves Us 1/28/2006
1444. Prayer To The Holy Spirit 6/25/2010
1445. Adieu, Dear Madam! 6/30/2010
1446. Doctor’s Day,2010 7/1/2010
1447. Sonnet: Why Is My Medical Practice Dull? 4/19/2006
1448. Sonnet: When Kinship Fight … 4/21/2006
1449. Lo, This Is Earthly Life! 5/20/2006
1450. Are These Then The Last Days? 7/28/2010
1451. Sonnet: To Kalaignar Avargal! 5/25/2006
1452. Man’s God’s Vessel Of Special Make! 7/11/2010
1453. Happy Friendship Day,2010 8/2/2010
1454. Do Not Kill Your Baby, (Wo) Man! 8/18/2010
1455. A Song To My Brother 7/26/2006
1456. Sonnet: Most Precious Things Are Seldom Found! 8/2/2006
1457. Truth 8/21/2010
1458. Sonnet: Virtues 8/5/2006
1459. Sonnet: Wars Must Cease- Thou Shalt Not Kill! 8/6/2006
1460. Admiration: On Your Retirement 8/25/2010
1461. Sonnet: Eyes 6/22/2006
1462. Sonnet: The Man Of Wisdom! 7/2/2006
1463. 64th Indian Independence Day 8/14/2010
1464. Mary’s Day (Feast Of Bvm Assumed Into Heaven) 8/15/2010
1465. Birthday Greetings 8/29/2010
1466. Saint Mother Teresa 8/30/2010
1467. Mother Teresa 8/30/2010
1468. Dear God… 9/7/2010
1469. Sonnet: ‘both Gone To Be With God! ’ 9/12/2010
1470. Sonnet: Faith In God 9/12/2010
1471. Jesus Upon The Cross 9/13/2010
1472. God, Bless The Womb And Home 9/10/2010
1473. Sonnet: The Patient God 9/23/2006
1474. K.S.R. Dental College 9/27/2010
1475. Gandhi Jayanthi,2010 10/2/2010
1476. About The Holy Bible (Alphabetically-Speaking) 10/7/2010
1477. Bereavement 10/7/2010
1478. Sonnet: Moon 10/7/2010
1479. Life’s Uncertain But… 10/10/2010
1480. On Becoming A Priest… 10/12/2010

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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