Top 100 Poems About: DESTINY

In this page, poems on / about “destiny” are listed.
  • 1.

    Out of the night that covers me,
    Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
    I thank whatever gods may be
    For my unconquerable soul. read more »

    William Ernest Henley
  • 2.


    Paris, from throats of iron, silver, brass,
    Joy-thundering cannon, blent with chiming bells, read more »

    Emma Lazarus
  • 3.
    An American

    The American Spirit speaks:

    "If the Led Striker call it a strike, read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 4.
    Lost Shepherd

    Ah me! How hard is destiny!
    If we could only know. . . .
    I bought my son from Sicily
    A score of years ago; read more »

    Robert William Service
  • 5.

    Deep in the man sits fast his fate
    To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
    Unknown to Cromwell as to me
    Was Cromwell's measure or degree; read more »

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 6.
    Francis Ii, King Of Naples

    Written after reading Trevelyan's "Garibaldi and the making of Italy"

    Poor foolish monarch, vacillating, vain, read more »

    Amy Lowell
  • 7.
    New Zealand

    GOD girt her about with the surges
    And winds of the masterless deep,
    Whose tumult uprouses and urges
    Quick billows to sparkle and leap; read more »

    William Pember Reeves
  • 8.
    Senlin: His Cloudy Destiny


    Senlin sat before us and we heard him.
    He smoked his pipe before us and we saw him. read more »

    Conrad Potter Aiken
  • 9.
    Modern Love V: A Message From Her

    A message from her set his brain aflame.
    A world of household matters filled her mind,
    Wherein he saw hypocrisy designed:
    She treated him as something that is tame, read more »

    George Meredith
  • 10.
    Food In Travel

    IF to her eyes' bright lustre I were blind,
    No longer would they serve my life to gild.
    The will of destiny must be fulfilid,--
    This knowing, I withdrew with sadden'd mind. read more »

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 11.
    If You Are A Man

    If you are a man, and believe in the destiny of mankind
    then say to yourself: we will cease to care
    about property and money and mechanical devices,
    and open our consciousness to the deep, mysterious life read more »

    David Herbert Lawrence
  • 12.
    To Fletcher Reviv'D

    How have I bin religious? what strange good
    Has scap't me, that I never understood?
    Have I hel-guarded Haeresie o'rthrowne?
    Heald wounded states? made kings and kingdoms one? read more »

    Richard Lovelace
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