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Fate - Poetry Per Brenda Arledge's New Prompt

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Thought on Fate

My good friend, Brenda Arledge, has again given us a new prompt, which is fate. Fate is the things that happen to us that are beyond our control. Some people think it is a supernatural power.

In Roman and Greek mythology, there are three goddesses who presided over the birth and the life of human beings. “Each person's destiny was thought of as a thread spun, measured, and cut by the three Fates, Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos,” according to the Oxford language dictionary.

Fate may be referring to circumstances or the determining causes of occurrences in our lives. Is our life like the wheel of fortune? Do we control our own destiny? Is there power in prayer? Will meditation help us make good choices? Does prayer provide direction for you? There are so many questions that many people have about life.,


Dare to dream about your good life

Though your life may be due to fate

Cross your fingers for the best luck

If you’re not ready for the pearly gate

Throw salt over your left shoulder

You still have to hurry up and wait

If a black cat crosses in front of you

Turn around and you will be late

Keep your lucky horseshoe close

You may be able to use it as bait

Knock on wood for some good luck

Maybe you can choose a mate


Try to control your future life

Astrology forecast you can rate

Will bad luck happen anyway?

As everything is controlled by fate

Breaking a mirror, seven years of bad luck

So, take lucky pennies on your next date

Walk under the ladder to jinx your luck

The results of that your sure will hate

Roll the dice to check your luck

Roll a seven as that will rate

Tarot cards may give you a clue

If you really want to learn your fate

Fate Acrostic Poem

Find the best pathway for your life

Actions we take make the difference

The choices can be good or bad

Everyone hopes to use good sense

"I AM what I CHOOSE to become" - Carl Jung Wisdom

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