Courage Poems

Poems about Strength

What is courage? What defines a courageous act? It is said that the brave and cowardly person are both fearful. However, it is the brave one who faces his fear and does what needs to be done. We will be faced with many things that scare us throughout our lives. How can we become the kind of people that face our fear and do it anyway? Human growth takes place when we take small steps. Each time we face our fears we become more of the courageous person that we would like to be.

Bravery Poems

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  1. See It Through

    When you’re up against a trouble,
    Meet it squarely, face to face;
    Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
    Plant your feet and take a brace.

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    Edgar Guest's poem is an inspirational one. What does a reader expect while reading a poem? Sometimes it is romantic feelings or entertaining thoughts or sad sentiments, but most of the time...

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  3. Still I Rise

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    You may write me down in history
    With your bitter, twisted lies,
    You may tread me in the very dirt
    But still, like dust, I'll rise.

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    The poem has enormously moved me. Right now I'm in a difficult and hurtful situation, but reading brings me comfort.

  4. A Wing And A Prayer

    • By Michelle Butler
    • Published: July 2013
    Inspirational Poetry For Cancer Patients

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    Under the wing of an angel, we feel protected.
    Through prayers to God, we feel connected.

    Peace is said to be offered on the wings of a dove.

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    I lost my brother, Bob, 19 years ago. It feels like it was yesterday. I miss him so much...not a day goes by that I don't. I thought we would grow old together, eating spaghetti dinners...

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  6. If You Stand For Nothing You Will Fall For Anything

    Standing Up For What You Believe

    A time has come
    and it is now.
    Will you take a stand
    or bend your knee and bow?

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  7. Invictus

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    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.

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    I am a very proud Mancunian, and consider myself to be a Lancashire Lass through and through. In recent days our largest indoor concert venue the Manchester Arena was attacked by a bomber,...

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  8. As She Was A Woman!

    • By Vedanti S. Kadao
    • Published: August 21, 2018
    Empowerment Of Women

    She was cold,
    But her heart was warm!

    She was wild,

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  10. A Different Kind Of Hero

    • By Heather Griffith
    • Published: December 2008

    A hero to me is not just a person who died for their country
    or went inside a burning building or stuff like that.
    A hero to me is a single mother who survives every day by herself,
    A teenager against all odds getting through life,

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    I really connected with your poem. It was heart wrenching and it got me thinking about everything in my life and how we live. This is coming from a child born into a single parent home, so...

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  11. Too Broken To Break

    • By Belle Messina
    • Published: May 2011

    Here's to the girl with the invincible spirit,
    No matter how confused her soul may be.
    She's been broken many times,
    Searching for love that was just not there.

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    This poem I really relate to in many ways. Every thing it describes is either how I feel or how I think every day. A lot of people judge me because they think I am weird or not belong because...

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  12. It Couldn't Be Done

    Somebody said that it couldn’t be done
    But he with a chuckle replied
    That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one
    Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried.

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    The poems are fantastic. They contain inspiring and morale building words, which have really changed my mentality about life and all it entails!

  13. Heart Over Matter

    • By Din Kriegsman
    • Published: August 2016
    Poem About One Of Life's Internal Dilemmas

    When your heart suddenly feels
    light, excited, at ease.
    When you feel like your heart just knows what to do
    and your worries are far from your mind as are you.

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