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

Gold Star - 16,332 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

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

How foolish truly man can sometimes be!
Trying to search for life in stellar Space;
When things are there on earth in aplenty;
Man's quest for wealth elsewhere is in fast pace.

Believing machines that he has devised;
Relying on Science, much more than on, God;
Doing things destructive, uncivilised;
Man cares for earthly acclaim and award.

0 how he wastes his energy and time!
And how he wastes hard-earned wealth in research!
He forgets that his soul must be sublime;
Spiritual life and God are left in lurch.

This is how man has been foolish for long;
And sings by heart a discontented song.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003



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