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Poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Opportunity


Send forth your heart's desire, and work and wait;
    The opportunities of life are brought
To our own doors, not by capricious fate,
    But by the strong compelling force of thought. 



Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Ella Wheeler Wilcox's other poems:
  1. The Birth of the Opal
  2. The Awakening (I love the tropics, where sun and rain)
  3. The Breaking of Chains
  4. The Chain
  5. The Coming Man


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Edward Sill Opportunity ("THIS I beheld, or dreamed it in a dream")

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