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

Gold Star - 17,581 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: This Is Earthly Life! - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Some things are there we cannot tell outright;
Sometimes, we can’t afford to speak the truth;
Some situations may worsen over night;
Sometimes, we can’t get rid of one bad tooth!

When opportune moments are never rife,
When friends are rare to spot amidst a crowd,
When sorrows, grief, keep coming back as strife,
We must be cool and call our God’s name loud.

Yet, things can never stay forev’r like this;
Our faith in God and truth will blossom soon;
And straighten will things that had gone amiss;
Our patience turns a blessing and a boon!

Some things in life that happen appear weird;
At times, ’tis wise to grow and keep a beard!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 17, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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