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

Gold Star - 17,703 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

A Poetic Tribute To Shri. Apj Abdul Kalam - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Aim for the moon, if not the Mars;
Aim for the stars but avoid wars;
Aim for frontiers, without a fence;
Aim for world-peace, co-existence.

Aim for children who have a dream;
Aim for good youth, with smiles to beam;
Aim for a stronger India;
Aim for a world that’s terror-free.

Aim for dialogues, not sanctions;
Aim for amity of nations;
Aim for a better world for man;
Aim for achievements in life-span!

Abdul Kalam, he had a dream;
And labored hard within a team;
He gave the country missiles great;
And made Bharat, a nuclear state!

He served his tenure usefully;
He left his office peacefully;
He lives a life most hopefully;
‘Just love your brethren sincerely! ’

Fondly and most respectfully dedicated to
Shri APJ Abdul Kalam,
Our beloved Ex-President of INDIA

Copyright by Dr John Celes 7-24-2007


Comments about A Poetic Tribute To Shri. Apj Abdul Kalam by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • Rajesh Thankappan (10/27/2016 11:48:00 AM)


    A great poem to a great visionary and a beautiful human being. Loved the poem with both mind and heart.

    I invite to read some of my latest postings.
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  • K. V. Venkataramana (10/17/2016 4:25:00 AM)

    A Poetic Tribute to Sri APJ Abdul Kalam
    Your Tribute to Ex-President of India has a beautiful message to youth worth following. I enjoyed reading your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bisy Untan (10/14/2016 9:40:00 PM)


    Good tribute to Dr.A PJ. Congratulations! (Report) Reply

  • Mithilesh Yadav (1/6/2016 11:28:00 PM)


    Great poem for Great Human

    Aagni key pankh laga aaj wo aisey udh gaya........
    Har prajwalit maan mein ek dard de gaya........
    Jeewan key aakrhi waqt tak wo krama krta rha...........
    Aapney jaaney pey bhi dusron ko krama krney ki wo preradna de gaya.....
    Wo dharti sey jaa key asmaan mein amar ho gya...........
    RIP great kalam sirji.... A scientist, a mentor, a coach.......... A grtt patrot..
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  • Mithilesh Yadav (1/6/2016 11:26:00 PM)


    Great thought...... for a Great Human
    Aagni key pankh laga aaj wo aisey udh gaya........
    Har prajwalit maan mein ek dard de gaya........
    Jeewan key aakrhi waqt tak wo krama krta rha...........
    Aapney jaaney pey bhi dusron ko krama krney ki wo preradna de gaya....
    Wo dharti sey jaa key asmaan mein amar ho gya...........
    RIP great kalam sirji.... A scientist, a mentor, a coach.......... A grtt patrot..
    (Report) Reply

  • Madhabi Banerjee (11/8/2015 2:55:00 AM)


    Excellent! well depicted! I can't express my love about your poem in a word. (Report) Reply

  • Sukanta Mohapatra (11/2/2015 12:29:00 AM)


    Fitting tribute. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/27/2015 1:17:00 AM)


    A great tribute to our former president honourable Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam so nicely presented. Thanks for sharing. - - - 10 (Report) Reply

  • Kasiniventhan Muthuramalingam (10/25/2015 9:34:00 AM)


    A Beautiful poem Doctor... (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (10/15/2015 10:30:00 AM)


    This is a wonderful tribute to our former President APJ Kalam who ignited the fire of ambition and hope in the minds Indians- young and old and persuaded them to dream great dreams! Sadly saw it only now! Top marks! (Report) Reply

  • (10/13/2015 11:20:00 AM)


    I salute to the master of missiles. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/22/2015 6:35:00 AM)


    Nice tribute to a humble human being, Late President of India, a great scientist, a great motivator and a born educator and trend setter.............10 (Report) Reply

  • (9/15/2015 4:40:00 AM)


    Very beautifully structured poem! (Report) Reply

  • (9/14/2015 10:54:00 AM)


    Beautiful Tribute to one of the greatest souls our Motherland has ever produced....
    nice work sir.....
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  • (9/11/2015 11:43:00 AM)


    Splendid work and most remarkable tribute to the great son of India. Every Indian shares the feelings expressed in the poem. Hats off. (Report) Reply

  • Seema Jayaraman (9/9/2015 9:10:00 PM)


    Beautiful and so well captures the serene soul that Dr. Kalam was...a source of such high standards for work and life and children...salute to the great man (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (9/2/2015 2:29:00 PM)


    Dreams, Ideas and Realities!


    The title of Poetry I wrote between 1972 and 1994
    And for which my name will last forever in world
    All know now as Dreams, Ideas and Realities.....!

    The scientist of India called as Missile man......and
    Also who had worked as President of India.....and
    Noted for children's education is A P J Abdul Kalam!

    His message for all to come up in life and work is
    Dream, dream..Thoughts, thoughts..Action, action!
    Both our wish, thoughts and message are the same!

    What you are is Nature's gift to you in the world....
    And what you should do is to use it the best you can
    So that nation, world and all live in prosperity sure!

    Only when all progress, prosper and are peaceful
    Humanity can live blissfully better in one world...!
    (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (8/19/2015 12:03:00 AM)


    A great tribute to the Great Man of India who had also dream for world peace at his heart.Thanks for sharing this excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (8/18/2015 2:58:00 AM)


    A lovely tribute and a great message (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das (8/16/2015 12:24:00 AM)


    A great tribute to Dr.Abdul Kalam! Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2011


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