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I heard this poem in a movie. And I loved it. And I have learnt it by heart. Because this poem encapsulates a spirit that we all share. It is written by William Ernest Henley. 


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.

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 the shade,

And yet the menace of the years

Finds and shall find me, unafraid.

It matters not how strait the gate,

How charged with punishments the scroll,

I am the MASTER of my fate:

I am the CAPTAIN of my soul.


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Your welcome tkkt! This is the poem I read and re-read every time I am in need of strength or I need a reminder of how in charge of my situation I am.:meditationf:

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