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Courage Poems | Examples of Courage Poetry

Courage Poems - Examples of all types of courage poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for courage.

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You Can Do It
Work real hard to do one thing That proves to you " You Can ". Start to do something then follow through. Each block that is set in your path Will become a stepping stone To a stronger and...Read More
Categories: confidence, courage, desire, encouraging,
Form: Free verse

What is there to gain? Why do I exist? What's the plan? My question is... ...What's my greatness? What should I sustain, The bruise of healing rain or pain? What's the plot, To all of this? What's my greatness? Revelation 5:12 ...Read More
Categories: blessing, courage, devotion, introspection,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I TARRY HERE-
In my wake, I tarry there As I travel in my journeys walk, I tarry There As I hear the voice, of my God and Christ whispers, sweet whisperings in mine ear I tarry there For my judgement, I tarry...Read More
Categories: analogy, confidence, courage, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Forever and never
They said we are here, Forever standing for you, Forever happy for you, Forever eyes for you, Forever love for you, Forever kindness for you.. But with the blink of my eyes, Never listen to me, Never show up for me, Never understanding to...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, conflict, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member caught
Words like birds encircle clouds in altitudes and attitudes that stretch and strain my feelings to contain. Atmospheres so thin they are denied their place, no words or birds in space. The history of this world contained...Read More
Categories: bird, courage, endurance, flying,
Form: Rhyme

Broken Lines
I lost hope in losing hope. I gave up on giving up. Faith moves mountains, my little faith formed one. Tomorrow is only a better day, yet today is my best day. The price I pay for not inking...Read More
Categories: care, courage,
Form: Blank verse
Written courage
Endurance upon the page Edited with audacity May these words persevere To catch the right complacency Written with courage Erased with fierce endurance May these words come to me Fortified by my assurance It is daring to say the least Like cool, calm heroism May...Read More
Categories: anxiety, courage, depression, extended
Form: Rhyme
When the World is Safe Again
When the World is Safe Again Each breaking day as I awake I ask my God in His good grace To simply let me hold my place Until...Read More
Categories: anxiety, courage, hope,
Form: Rhyme
My heart does plea
To help our countries see The process of regime Was seen within my dreams Avoid strife The joy of life Reach for the summit There is no limit Places I must go For I was shown We must work as one Where has this gone Avoid...Read More
Categories: angel, blessing, courage, faith,
Form: Free verse
Walking Away
Walking Away I walked away today Something has changed My thoughts, my emotions have jolted to a halt. I do not feel the same as I did yesterday A wall of magnitude has completely blinded my view To barricade the ones...Read More
Categories: courage, feelings, inspiration, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Courage
Courage Haiku: by Tom 2/21/2021 Being courageous isn’t the absence of fear, but controlling fear. “I learned courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who is unafraid, but he who conquers that...Read More
Categories: courage, fear,
Form: Haiku
Eerieness of Darkness
Shadows linger, echoes pop,leaves crumble Nerves rattle at heart beat rate Depths of darkness unknown Its existence even in ourselves Fog covers the floor of forest Its thickness hardly break light shine A distance merely seen by moon bright A time traveler,...Read More
Categories: courage, fear, strength,
Form: Dramatic Verse
No Bull -- A Poetry Collaboratry -- Belle Bellevue and Gershon Wolf
A fool matador by name of El Cid Could not control either ego or id Turned his back on the bull Felt a rude tug, hard pull Two horns split his tights down the seams,...Read More
Categories: animal, courage, giggle, sports,
Form: Limerick
The Maryland 400, Part II
...But with redcoats in the rear they couldn’t persevere, on narrows paths by a small creek escape from their foes they did seek, but who would guard the rear? Stirling and four hundred brave men from Maryland, would act as the army’s...Read More
Categories: america, courage, freedom, history,
Form: Epic
The Maryland 400, Part I
The British had stumbled in Boston the year last, but came again for vengeance bold to bleed freedom, damage untold, with fire and with blast. To New York their ships sailed thirty thousand men strong, and Washington, on islands spread, awaited their coming...Read More
Categories: america, courage, freedom, history,
Form: Epic

Specific Types of Courage Poems

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