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

Gold Star - 17,877 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: My Heart Afire - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

There is a fire burning in my heart!
The world had sparked this flame incessantly;
I burn the midnight-oil well on my part,
And so the flame keeps rising endlessly.

The world unfair had set my heart afire;
I feel, it can’t be extinguished with ease;
And with it burn, my emotions, desire;
From time to time, it gives me mental peace.

In short a time, the flame has grown so tall!
Its brightness looks uniquely wonderful;
No water can put out the fire or stall;
Like forest-fire, it burns night-day awfully.

This fire I download in poetic style;
And already, it looks almost a file!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 15, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 4, 2010

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