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Also the favourite poem of Nelson Mandela, which helped him go through all those years in jail in Robben Island.



INVICTUS


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.


by William Ernest Henley (1849-1903)

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Heya! :D
Just a quickie to tell you I'll be visiting old Dubai next week and will be dropping by to say hi, if that's alright with you^^
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Encore taggué :evillaugh:
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Ton poème ma surtout ému, au plaisir de le lire et relire! BRAVO!
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MovE1 Jun 20, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Merci bien pour le fav sur mon contryside.
Bien le bonjour de saint etienne ;)
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Oi!
I don't know how to work with this...I'll find out!
Ha,you'll see my art and it will please you in your asshole =D
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