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

Gold Star - 16,120 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Happy Tamil New Year,2013 - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Another sacred day has come at last,
A day of rituals keeping with the past;
Another day to celebrate this year,
With kith and kin and friends away, and near.

In Tamil Nadu, Life has not been good
Because of drought and scarcity of food;
The current-cuts destroy many a home,
But doles by government are so much welcome!

The world is caught in recession again;
There has been often failure of good rain;
The dams are dry and fields are parched, crop-less;
The year that was was gloomy and hopeless!

But things can’t stay for long this way, we know;
Our prayers will invoke God’s kindness more;
The state of Tamils will improve with time,
As better changes come upon the clime.

May clouds pour down the rain, our farmers need;
May prosperity come to soil and seed;
May smiles and laughter fill all house-holds soon;
May drought and money-crunch become a boon!

May Tamils globally be happier still;
May godliness and love in their hearts fill;
May flora, fauna clothe the land again;
May God bestow the much-needed good rain!

A Happy Tamil New Year wish to all;
Unity ushers peace – the clarion call;
Let’s do away with every kind of wall;
We must get up and walk although we fall!

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Fond wishes by the Dean, Dr.Prof.A. Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
to the Management and all the staff
of IRT PMC&H, RTS and SoN, Perundurai
Copyright by Dr John Celes 14-04-2013

Comments about Happy Tamil New Year,2013 by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/14/2013 6:18:00 AM)

    Thank u a nice poem Dr John Celes enjoyed reading (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 3, 2013

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