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Best Courage Poems

Below are the all-time best Courage poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of courage poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: courage, freedom, growth, moving
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: anti bullying, courage, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Boy oh boy and a girl
I wish to claim
My boyness
My yesterday sillyness
Innocent shyness
My crinkled nose grininess
That hide and seekiness
Spin the bottle 
kind of geekiness 

Getting caught 
My hand in the...

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Categories: adventure, boy, childhood, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doors
There are so many doors
Which ones should I choose
Green, yellow, brown, purple
and many different blues

Some of them are rustic
Others modern and clean
Some lead to the...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, celebration, courage,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Crow's Command

I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: adventure, courage, history, imagery,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member DREAM BIG


Set your sights high
Follow what your heart desires
There’s nothing you can’t do

With your deepest breath
Take in the universe
There’s nothing you can’t do

Dream your dream in...

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Categories: confidence, courage, dream, future,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Gifts of Reflection
The Angels have come
to take me away
The only hug I can give
are the words I write today
In my shaking hand
They've placed a golden pen
So I...

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Categories: courage, giving,
Form: Rhyme
The Woman They Know
 Her smiles of valor encase her agony--
   her fiery scars pound against her sanity
    struggling in twisted ropes of...

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Categories: analogy, courage, hope, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Grake - For Dr Seuss Contest


On a warm summer’s day, in the month of July, 
in a town that’s as small as a grasshopper’s thigh,   
walked a girl...

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Categories: anti bullying, bullying, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beneath the shattered
Test me
I am willing
To fail

Failure
Is not fatal
At all

All things
Are born to be
Broken

Break free
From the outer
Hard shell

Shells can
Hide the beauty
Within

With love
Flowing freely
We glow

Glowing
For all the world
To...

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Categories: birth, courage,
Form: Verse
Little Fire
I witness you fading away,
The winds blow frantically
They are against us, as all are

Little fire, rise in my cupped hands
Be it my life I shield...

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Categories: courage, death, fire, growth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Adored to Abhorred
from owned to dethroned
you led me
from queen to unseen
you hid me
once crowned to now bound
you kept me

absorbed to derobed
you left me
a spectacle to be gawked...

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Categories: courage, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh to be The King


Regally they strut
Lions have no ought to roar
Status apparent

Establish importance with quiet visibility without vocality

(Not for any contest)

...

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Categories: courage, inspirational, motivation, power,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member No Sign Of A Whine, A Smiling Mother
My heart I set on a dear companion
the cherished imprint on my soul, profound
how safe I felt in a tough kind bosom!
though I ceased to...

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Categories: best friend, blessing, courage,
Form: Rhyme
In Mind
In depths of mind we despair
chilled within the barren dark
we look hard, inside out
for answers to unknown questions
but none are really there
it's us that makes...

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© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, courage, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gravitational Pull
Today I feel the pull
of gravity
on the depth of my depravity
There within that cavity 
resides my anxiety
It seeps out of my porosity 
feeding the insanity

I...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, angst, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A COURAGEOUS POET


      
      Oh, I admire so, any poet who is willing to be real.
 ...

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Categories: courage, inspiration, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Ballad Of Poet Destroyer
"The Ballad of The Poet Destroyer"

Destroyer, and creator of words
Flying high on the wings of a bird
Drowning every inch, by foes and friends
Where has she...

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Categories: absence, courage, me, missing
Form: Dramatic Verse
Battling Addiction
               You  told
       ...

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Categories: courage, me, me,
Form: Shape
The Late Blooming Iris
Lately I have paused, pondering death
But I'm not fit for it's journey yet.

It's not that I loathe meeting death's kind
It will be, for me, an...

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Categories: courage, appreciation, blessing, butterfly, change,
Form: Couplet
Flip Me Over
Old souls don't drift off and die
Sit there idle, or even care why
Achieving greatness takes time
Values and a certain state of mind

Realize, for once, it's...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: care, courage, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To Be Still
When chaos reigns, there is misguided freewill.
Separate yourself from the crowd, learn to be still.

Be willing to take the lead, but be able to follow...

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Categories: character, courage, freedom, journey,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: courage, betrayal, black african american,
Form: Political Verse