I am the Master of my Fate

Just want to share with you this poem I learned during my high school days. I don't know what's with this poem that up to now I still memorize. Read between the lines and you'll get the real meaning of it.

INVICTUS
By: William Ernest Henley

Out of the night that covers me,

Black as the pit from pole to pole,

I thank whatever gods maybe

For my unconquerable soul.


In the fell clutch of circumstance

I have not winced nor cried aloud

Under the bludgeonings of chance

my head is bloody, but unbowed.


Beyond this place of wrath and tears

Looms but the horror of a shade,

And yet the menace of the years

Finds, and shall find me, unafraid.


It matters not how straight the gate,

How charged with punishments the stroll,

I am the master of my fate;

I am the captain of my soul.


3 comments:



Dana Telco said...

yah, I am the master of my fate. :)

pinoywebdev said...

I am the captain of my soul.

timoy said...

i am the captain of my fate...the master of my soul. hehehe

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