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

Gold Star - 18,120 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

When We Die! - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Not a nickel can we take back, when we die!
All earthly things, we leave here upon earth;
All treasures must sometime uselessly lie;
Ephemeral’s the world in which we live!

Not an extra hour can we live, our way;
The Maker knows that moment when each leaves;
And death will snatch us stealthily one day;
The strongest monument will soon perish.

Our health will wane and fail us doubtlessly;
All pain, diseases end some day on earth;
Our labor cannot go on endlessly;
We separate from kith, kin, friend or foe!

Our span of life is finite in its length;
Our earthly suffering must end some time;
A minute more, we can’t add by own strength;
The day shall come when we take our last breath!

Just all the good and bad deeds done, we take;
Our mortal sins could steer our soul to hell;
The Maker knows the genuine hearts from fake;
The Lord decides each soul's eternity!

Copyright by Dr John Celes 3-19-2007

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Comments about When We Die! by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • Rajaram Ramachandran (3/29/2007 7:45:00 PM)

    Just all the good and bad deeds done, we take;
    The Maker knows the genuine hearts from fake;
    What a truth indeed! A very thought provoking poem.
    If everyone understands this truth,
    the earth would turn into a heaven then.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 19, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, February 4, 2011


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