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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



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,

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,

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,

Premium Member SILENCE OF LOST SOULS
SILENCE OF LOST SOULS

The train was slowly gliding down the railway track. The treeless strip on both sides of the railway marked the border which...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bridal shower, courage, freedom,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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

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,

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,

Premium Member Little
Little


is left
little breath
sagging stem
begging eyes
trains come, then depart
rancid smoke over grey fields
I am little
I saw it all
...

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Categories: angst, child, courage, gothic,

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 recall the hopelessness that swept
when it brought it’s...

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Categories: courage, evil, faith, fear,

Roar
Just because she roars
Doesn't mean she doesn't feel 
You don't know her ordeal
Stop and think before you squeall
You don't know what she has to conceal...

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Categories: abuse, courage, deep, heart,

Battling Addiction
               You  told
       ...

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Categories: courage, me, me,

Premium Member Lonely Dreams
I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will...

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Categories: christian, courage, cry, dream,

Premium Member Buttercups and laughter
She sings in soft tones,
her magic exists beyond the obvious.
Listen closely to her wanting,
She is wrapped in a trancendent light.

A dreamer,
chasing white rabbits.
Grasping for the...

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Categories: april, courage, dance, freedom,

Premium Member It's hard to say
No
A small little word
And yet so hard to say
It tempts me to say
Maybe
Maybe I can make it work
I so desperately want to say yes
It hurts
Crushes...

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Categories: courage, family, future,

Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: christian, conflict, courage, england,

Premium Member Follow Your Heart
Follow Your Heart

Father Time has brought us safely thus far
And our future is not tied to some distant star.
We’ve always had each other’s arms
That kept...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: courage, hope, uplifting,