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

Gold Star - 17,877 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Poem: Song To The Holy Cross - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

The cross of love:
The cross I love:
The cross I'd loved all life;
The wooden cross:
The holy cross:
The cross that bore man's strife.

The oaken cross:
The heavy cross:
The cross Jesus carried;
The cross on which
Christ Lord was nailed:
And bore man's sins indeed.

The cross of death:
The blood-stained cross:
The Savior, man, redeemed;
The cross of life's
Victory o'er death:
That souls on earth must heed.


Comments about Poem: Song To The Holy Cross by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • (2/6/2005 1:06:00 AM)


    In the fourth last line, are you trying to say that the Savior was redeemed as well as man? that is the literal interpretation. This reminds me a bit of 'The Old Rugged Cross' as well as Sitwell's unbeatable 'Still Falls the Rain...' (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 5, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 27, 2010


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