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

Gold Star - 17,788 Points [Dr John Celes] (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

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

3001. Hope For A Better Tomorrow 6/10/2016
3002. Sonnet: The Trick And Trade Of An Administrator 6/13/2016
3003. Sonnet: God Is Perfect 6/15/2016
3004. A Tribute To Sandygram, All-Poetry's Butterfly 6/16/2016
3005. Happy Father's Day,2016, Dear Daddy! 6/18/2016
3006. Father's Day (An Acrostic) 6/18/2016
3007. In Life's Most Desperate Moments … 6/18/2016
3008. Don't You Forget Your Dad Today 6/19/2016
3009. Sonnet: A World Of Disobedience 6/22/2016
3010. Blaming The Next? 6/26/2016
3011. Sonnet: Go By God's Will 6/26/2016
3012. National Doctor's Day,2016, India (Advance Greetings From An Indian Doctor) 6/28/2016
3013. Doctors Are Ones Who Help To Heal (Kfmsr, Cbe) 6/30/2016
3014. Advice - Who Wants, These Days? 7/3/2016
3015. Hell Is Real! 7/7/2016
3016. My Dear Brother, ‘get Well Soon! ' 7/7/2016
3017. On The Act Of Forgiving 7/8/2016
3018. Happy Birthday, Dear Poet Rr 7/13/2016
3019. Prayer For A Miracle For My Elder Brother 7/13/2016
3020. Inspired, Poems Transpire! 7/15/2016
3021. True Life Is After-Life With God 7/15/2016
3022. National Doctor's Day,2016, India (Greetings From An Indian Doctor) 7/15/2016
3023. Sonnet: Human Angels? 7/16/2016
3024. The World Is Funny! 7/19/2016
3025. Devils 7/19/2016
3026. Sonnet: Life Is Miraculous 7/20/2016
3027. Sonnet: Soul-Needs Matter Much More Than Body Needs 7/20/2016
3028. Sonnet: Will Common-Sense Never Prevail? 7/21/2016
3029. Sonnet: More Apparitions Of The Blessed Virgin Mary 7/23/2016
3030. The Holy Cross Will Save The World 7/23/2016
3031. On The Tongue 7/24/2016
3032. Brevity Poem: The ‘eggy' Paradox 7/24/2016
3033. Story Of Life In Short 7/24/2016
3034. A Tribute To A Selfless Man With A Golden Heart 7/24/2016
3035. On His First Death Anniversary - A Doctor's Tribute To The (Late) Indian Prez Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (27-07-2016) 7/25/2016
3036. Sonnet: Inequality Eventually Occurs 7/28/2016
3037. A Spiritual Acrostic 7/28/2016
3038. God As Man's Friend 7/30/2016
3039. Sonnet: Greed For Wealth 7/31/2016
3040. Sonnet: A Thanksgiving Prayer For The Miracle 8/1/2016

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 (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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