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

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

Sonnet: Life’s Dilemma - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

I’m caught between the twain of God/money!
Between my duty and my selfishness;
Between life’s bitterness and it’s honey;
Between my charity and greediness.

I’m caught between my honesty and lies!
Between my ambitions and sacrifice;
Between life’s virtues, evils/ bad advice;
Between good deeds and bad ones that entice.

I’m caught between my pangs of sin/good deeds;
Between material things and those divine;
Between corporeal and of soul’s needs;
Between the calls of God and thoughts of mine.

I’m caught between the devils and my God!
’Tween Hell and Heaven’s Eternal reward.

6-23-2002 by Dr John Celes


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 29, 2003



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