Invictus

Yesterday I received an overwhelming e-mail response about what the two lines were from at the end of the post.  Some could remember it vaguely and others were just curious.  So, to answer:  It is Invictus by William Ernest Henley, a Victorian poet.

In roaming the Internet for the poem I came across this little known fact and Morgan Freeman reciting from memory.  This is what I share with you today.

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About Henrietta Handy

I am a Kentucky mountain girl far from home, perhaps far from the girl years. I am an aspiring writer with a wonderful husband who puts up with this writing and reading addiction I have. He also puts up with all of the yarn and knitting. I have four canine children and a ton of friends I love dearly. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 2 1/2 and have still managed to have a good life despite all the pain. So, I invite you to join me in this journey and just possibly have fun along the way.
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2 Responses to Invictus

  1. Pingback: Her Dad Died Months Before Her Wedding. What Her Brother Did Will Touch Your Heart! « Keitochan Says:

  2. I recall when my Hubby had to recite this poem as one that was chosen by his fraternity. Way back when. We went over it and over it until finally it stuck. Today, just for the fun of it, I asked him if he could still recite, he couldn’t.

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