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

2081. Words Are Like 4/20/2012
2082. The Happy Human Being 4/28/2012
2083. Sonnet: Mysterious Are The Ways Of God 4/28/2012
2084. Sonnet: Excessive Love Is Futile 4/26/2012
2085. True Satisfaction In Life 5/7/2012
2086. Mother's Day 2012 5/13/2012
2087. A Child's Prayer To Jesus Lord 5/24/2012
2088. A Struggling ‘ship' At Sea! 5/26/2012
2089. Sonnet: On Love-Marriage 5/28/2012
2090. Dear God, 6/4/2012
2091. R.I.P. Dear Dad 6/4/2012
2092. Sonnet: Life Is Different To All 6/7/2012
2093. To My Dear Friend… 6/9/2012
2094. Yet, Another Prayer To God 6/11/2012
2095. Sonnet: God, Make Me Rich While Walking In Your Ways! 6/11/2012
2096. Father's Day,2012 6/13/2012
2097. Dad's Day,2012 6/13/2012
2098. Sonnet: God, Have Mercy On Sinners! 6/19/2012
2099. Sonnet: Another Hasty Act! 6/19/2012
2100. Doctor's Day In India 6/20/2012
2101. Sonnet: Most Earthly Things Don'T Last For Long! 6/26/2012
2102. Sonnet: Doctors Should Not Strike 6/26/2012
2103. Sonnet: Forgive Wisely 6/27/2012
2104. The Living Loving God 6/29/2012
2105. Sonnet: May Doctors Heal With Love 6/30/2012
2106. On Looking Back Upon My Poesy's Past! 7/3/2012
2107. Sonnet: Gods Love Retold 7/6/2012
2108. 'Tis A Selfish World Mostly 7/6/2012
2109. Better Not To Ask God ‘why? ' 7/8/2012
2110. Priorities In Sense Of Values In Life 5/30/2012
2111. Sonnet: Hurry Up, Man! 7/9/2012
2112. But Don'T You Give Up, Man! 7/21/2012
2113. Son Of The Soil, Congrats! 7/21/2012
2114. Sonnet: God's Warning To Shepherds! 7/22/2012
2115. Adieu, Dear Doctor! 7/22/2012
2116. Sonnet: The Good Shepherd Protects All His Sheep 7/24/2012
2117. Sonnet: When Money Becomes God! 7/25/2012
2118. Shri. Pranab Mukherjee, The New Prez Of India 7/26/2012
2119. Sonnet: The Flocks Need More Shepherds 7/15/2012
2120. Sonnet: Holy Matrimony 7/16/2012

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: On Modern Wars

Oh, modern warfare is ruthlessly fought,
With men buried alive in trenches deep;
And blown to smithereens, in crossfire caught,
While kith and kin, wives, mothers, loved ones weep!

’Tis fight to death- bodies you can’t retrieve;
Or maimed so grotesquely, none can discern;
Some lost; some taken prisoners, morn and eve;
Blood-shed like river- yet not world’s concern.

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