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

Gold Star - 17,498 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: But Man Is Wretched - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

The famished crow picks up the grains of rice,
Found in the drain-water near the kitchen;
Sometimes, it gets ripe fruits to eat, so nice,
Yet, takes much cleaner water than most men.

The parrots green need fruits and nuts to eat;
At times, they eat whatever seeds, they get;
They don't complain despite the summer’s heat;
They never curse their Maker, fume or fret.

Disgruntled Man is never contented;
He tries to eat those things he should not eat;
His life is not what God has intended;
He eats all things-mud, dirt, insects and peat.

Thus Birds behave so sweetly 'midst their strife;
But Man is never satisfied all life.

Comments about Sonnet: But Man Is Wretched by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: water, sometimes, summer, green, god, life, sonnet

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003

[Report Error]