Top 100 Poems About: DESTINY
Top 100 Poems on / about
- carpe diem
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
Paris, from throats of iron, silver, brass,
Joy-thundering cannon, blent with chiming bells, read more »Emma Lazarus
The American Spirit speaks:
"If the Led Striker call it a strike, read more »Rudyard Kipling
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
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
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