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

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

Sonnet: Man Sins Often - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Why do we slip into sin so often?
’Tis natural for man to commit sin;
We think the devils’ attacks will soften;
But how many can give up drinking gin?

Man thinks, he’s smarter than all the devils;
Man succumbs to temptations most of time:
Man does less good but keeps doing evils;
His nexus with the devils becomes prime.

So, God allows problems till man atones;
This is the time when man thinks about God;
Thus, man repents for all his sins and moans;
Heaven’s mercy rains down on him from Lord.

Yet, man will continue to sin again;
From punishing him, God does still refrain.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 18, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, March 22, 2010

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