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

Gold Star - 17,788 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: Healing Wounds - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

The wounds of flesh can heal by drugs and care;
Remove agents opposing healing act;
Excision by doctors is something rare;
Yet, nature heals most wounds with time and tact.

The wounds by words of mouth are slow to heal;
The damage caused is incredibly huge;
The pain and misery, we always feel;
In God, we ultimately take refuge.

The tongue can speak most cruel words that hurt;
The ‘bone-less mass’ can move like fox and snake;
It craftily produces lies like dirt;
Consoling words and sounds too, it can make!

Man hurts by words in ways unpredicted;
God heals the wounds of hearts, man-inflicted.
Copyright by Dr John Celes 11-10-2005

Comments about Sonnet: Healing Wounds by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • (11/10/2005 12:56:00 PM)

    Thank you, Charles.
    indeed, when the mouth and the tongue can be used carefully and usefully, they act as a 'box from which miraculously and holy words emanate and the listeners are calmed, coaxed and convinced. Yet some try to abuse and even misuse it and it serves to commit a 'mound of mortal sins' that grows into a mountain soon!
    Dr John Celes
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  • (11/10/2005 8:36:00 AM)

    such faith
    a wonderful feeling
    which has given the world
    a lovely poem
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 10, 2005

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