Treasure Island

Robert Grimes


Fate and Destiny


Fate and Destiny

Who can tell us what Fate and Destiny are?
Who can tell us what our Fate is?
Who can tell us what our Destiny is?
Fate. Destiny.
People say we cannot choose our Fate, but we can choose our Destiny.
People say we are Fated or Destined to do/become something.
Fate. Destiny.
Are they different?
Are they the same?
People say we can choose Destiny and we are Fated to do it.
People say that our Destiny is open, but our Fate is sealed.
Are Fate and Destiny the same?
If our Destiny has yet to be chosen but our Fate is sealed, then is not our Destiny already chosen, but unseen to us until the opportune moment?
Fate. Destiny.
When is the opportune moment?
At what point in our life will our Fate and Destiny be revealed?
Or will we realize what our Fate and Destiny are only when it is too late?
Or will we pass our Fate and Destiny without knowing it?
Fate. Destiny.
If someone tells us what our Fate and Destiny are, will we like what we hear?
Or will you strive against the path set before you?

Submitted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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  • Gege Happy (7/7/2012 7:21:00 PM)

    i think fate and destiny are the same frist i will not wet someone tell me my fate and destiny but if i did and i did not it i will strive against the and make i know path that i will set before me no one else (Report) Reply

  • Gege Happy (7/7/2012 7:09:00 PM)

    i love you poems the frist one i read was fate and destiny i think that one is the best one (Report) Reply

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