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

Gold Star - 17,733 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet- You Can'T Have Opposites - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

When vices, virtues are but parallel lines,
The former moves backward, latter forward;
No one can take the mixture of such wines;
No one can be both fish and also bird.

There isn't a hybrid of vices, virtues;
There isn't a place where both of them can meet;
Just one and only one, a man must choose;
You can't have Heaven's joy and Hell's great heat!

The virtuous way is like climbing a hill;
The road to vice is like slipping from one;
While God rewards Heaven as former's bill,
The latter, yields hell's eternal fire-den!

One can't be both a good and bad a man;
You try to have Heaven and hell, how can?


Comments about Sonnet- You Can'T Have Opposites by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • (6/6/2013 12:00:00 PM)


    Some people have both good and evil in thoughts, feelings, actions and whether the reward or punishment is from God and/or man, or none does not make them change their ways. It seems to be human nature sometimes to have both. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 20, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 20, 2010


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