(14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

‘happy Birthday! ’ Dear Doctor

Well, fifty years have flown off rather fast,
Since you became a doctor of repute!
So evergreen are memories of past,
When birthdays come and add a year acute.

The toil and struggles had made life worthwhile!
Whoever thought that you would do so well?
Reminiscences bring to face a smile;
The joys though lesser outdid woes, we tell.

But who had made the mighty difference, say?
And who had given success despite strife?
Without a doubt, it was God, all the way!
Let’s thank the Almighty in earthly life!

The thread of life gets snapped by God’s decree;
God does not bother about our degree!

Doctor ‘Happy Birthday!
May God bless you today!

Copyright by Dr John Celes 1-18-2010

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Comments (1)

Joyce has just read your poem Dear Doctor. And what a fine poem it is. Quite unusual also. Stands alone. Joyce with thanks.