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

Gold Star - 17,119 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: The Vanity Of Man - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

The world is changing very fast indeed,
And things are worsening all the more each day;
And people gloat in vices, sin and greed,
All thinking worldly-wise in his own way.

Stage one wants to protect his own dear skin,
And wants to throw his faults onto others,
Washing publicly his dirty linen;
The honest man suffers but who bothers?

But watches God the wily creatures- men;
He moves His chess pieces rather slowly;
New doors to righteous men, He does open;
He will punish the evil ones, surely.

Some people will not ever change their ways;
But God has numbered their remaining days!


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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 11, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 4, 2010


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