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

Gold Star - 17,703 Points [Dr John Celes] (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

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

3561. Sonnet: With Parents Gone… 3/11/2013
3562. Medicine And Poetry: Is He A Man Or A Robot? 4/3/2013
3563. A Poem On Breast-Feeding Wbw,2013 6/23/2013
3564. Sonnet: A Good Christian’s Introspection 5/29/2013
3565. A Doctor’s Poem For International Nurses Day,2013 5/3/2013
3566. Bible Stories: The Story Of Susanna 4/10/2007
3567. Bible Stories: Job (Chapter Xxx) 5/11/2007
3568. This Is A World Of … 10/1/2010
3569. God 11/22/2006
3570. Give God The First Place… 3/7/2010
3571. Sonnet: God’s Our Strength And Refuge! 9/4/2003
3572. Sonnet- When A Child Dies! 9/5/2003
3573. Sonnet: On Being Childless 4/10/2010
3574. Sonnet: The Maker Alone Can Be The Taker 8/8/2005
3575. Sonnet: World Elders’ Day 2005 10/1/2005
3576. Stop Abortions 7/23/2010
3577. Bible In Poetry: Gospel Of St. John (Chapter 3) 5/21/2007
3578. Bible In Poetry: Gospel Of St. Matthew (Chapter 13) 6/2/2007
3579. ‘happy Father’s Day,2011’ 6/19/2011
3580. Sonnet: Sufferings- The Key To Life 7/18/2003
3581. No Time To Spare For God? 2/28/2010
3582. You’ll Live Long! 1/14/2010
3583. Sonnet: Words Can Wound 7/27/2003
3584. Sonnet: Nature Un-Harnessed 7/26/2003
3585. Sonnet: Poverty 7/30/2003
3586. Sonnet: A Just God 8/2/2003
3587. Sonnet: Why God Gave Special Senses? 8/24/2003
3588. Sonnet: Failures Too Bring Success 8/15/2003
3589. Sonnet: How To Treat Others 8/11/2003
3590. Sonnet: On Suicide 3/20/2008
3591. A Frog 3/12/2008
3592. The Assumption Of Bvm 8/15/2008
3593. St. John, Apostle And Evangelist 9/7/2008
3594. A Village In Orissa, India 9/11/2008
3595. Thank You 9/12/2008
3596. Life Is Too Precious To Lose 2/17/2009
3597. House-Warming 2/22/2009
3598. Jesus Christ, Our Hope, Strength And Refuge! 3/31/2009
3599. ‘poverello’ – The Life-Story Of St.Francis Of Assisi (1181-1226) 3/26/2009
3600. The Holy Cross That Jesus Bore … 3/19/2009

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 (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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