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

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

Sonnet: My Father- A Noble Soul! - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Oh, what a lovely father, we have had!
He raised a family of children ten
In honest ways, God-fearing, never sad,
And put each one on road towards Heaven.

He kissed the sacred ground while entering church;
He taught his pupils scholarly and well;
Of social justice, his mind was in search;
He prayed by heart so fervently, I tell.

He left us education as our wealth;
He spoke to God in silence every night;
His earnings went to keep us in good health;
The world was wrong but he was always right!

Eternal Light shines on his soul today!
The noble path he trod is now our way.

Copyright by Dr John Celes 5-23-2006
Written ahead, on behalf of his wife and children,
In memory of his death anniversary, June fifth,

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Comments about Sonnet: My Father- A Noble Soul! by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • (5/23/2006 5:24:00 PM)

    A very sad poem, yet such a fine and personal tribute to someone dear to the heart
    A fine and compelling piece
    Love Duncan x
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006

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