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

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

Sonnet: Things Can Happen Fast - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

One move that’s false can cost a man his life;
One mortal sin can deny soul, Heaven;
One vain desire can land a man in strife;
One blunder made can land in jail some man.

Wary must be a man in earthly life,
In choosing aims and friends and things he’ll do;
Scary is life whenever comes some strife;
All evil acts attract punishments due.

One split second can change a sinful heart;
Remorse/ penance can win a soul, Heaven;
The state of soul matters when you depart;
’Tis Purgatory or Hell for sinful men!

A prudent man will always keep his soul;
To reach Heaven will be his only goal.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, March 8, 2010

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