As most humans, I have had
my share of life’s hardships. The Invictus poem struck a chord in
my heart and a dark but still exhilarating and hopeful melody came
Invictus ST - overcome
Invictus was written by the English poet
William Ernest Henley in 1875. “Invictus” is a poem about
resilience in the face of suffering. The poem was written while
underwent medical treatment for tuberculosis of
the bone. It can inspire us all to overcome dark times in our
The Invictus poem
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
have not winced nor cried aloud.
Under the bludgeonings of chance
head is bloody, but unbowed.
Beyond this place of wrath and
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
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate,
am the captain of my soul.