Learn More

Dr John Celes

Freshman - 1,984 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: Is There Not Joy?


Is there not joy in being man, woman?
Is there not joy inhabiting the earth?
Is there not joy in being an Indian?
Is there not joy in having still our breath?

Is there not joy in being born well formed?
Is there not joy with senses all intact?
Is there not joy with brain so well informed?
Is there not joy in living for truth/ fact?

Is there not joy believing in one God?
Is there not joy in fighting evils?
Is there not joy when Friend is but the Lord?
Is there not joy resisting all devils?

Is there not joy preparing for Heaven?
Is there not joy to say always, `Amen’?

Submitted: Thursday, June 26, 2003
Edited: Thursday, July 07, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: joy, woman, truth, friend, heaven, god, sonnet, women, believe

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sonnet: Is There Not Joy? by Dr John Celes )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. An ugly sniper, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  2. AAA, Vera Sidhwa
  3. my love to you is simple, James Berth
  4. Ebola, Stephen Wylie
  5. To the occupied lands' people, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  6. colorblind, James Berth
  7. Why Didn't They Meet?, Lora Colon
  8. Longing for Love, Brenda Harris
  9. closed shop, lee fones
  10. Gentle Night The wick Has Burned, Is It Poetry

Poem of the Day

poet Katharine Lee Bates

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. A child said, What is the grass?, Walt Whitman
  10. "Hope" is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]