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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. At the Boro Boedoer
  2. The Awakening (I love the tropics, where sun and rain)
  3. Be Not Content
  4. Beauty (The search for beauty is the search for God)
  5. The Bed


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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