O Captain, My Captain [flashback friday]

flashback friday

I cannot tell you how many times I read the ‘Dead Poet’s Society’ (written by N. H. Kleinbaum)

And every time I read the scene at the end of the book – the ‘O Captain, My Captain’ part I just bawled.

Every. Single. Time….

‘Captain of Destiny’ is a painting I did a while ago now. She was inspired by the realisation that I was the captain of my destiny.

No one else had the power to steer my ship, it was under my guidance and it was time to take up the captaincy.

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‘Captain of Destiny’

But it has to be said, that every time I see her, O captain, my captain, immediately springs to mind.

And maybe she is my captain. My talisman of guidance. My symbol of ownership of my destiny?

What do you think?

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