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

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

Sonnet: Wars Must Cease- Thou Shalt Not Kill! - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

If men keep killing fellow-men on earth
In wars that leaders start without reason,
God will deny through Nature any mirth,
And teach the human race, a good lesson!

What right has man to destroy human life?
God gave a soul to everyone by love;
He helps the human beings in all strife;
He cares for them forever from above!

All senseless killings ought to stop at once;
The wrath of God is more than Nature’s rage;
No lasting peace can be ushered by guns!
Each man must try to live akin a sage.

When sun, wind, rain can destroy man with ease,
All tendencies to kill by man must cease!

Comments about Sonnet: Wars Must Cease- Thou Shalt Not Kill! by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • (8/6/2006 5:53:00 PM)

    funny that the leaders tend to abandon their reason for religious reasons. Deliberate irony? Naw, on a purely stylistic level this is good. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, August 23, 2010

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