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

1 - 10 of 52

  1. Still I Rise

    Picture

    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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 22176
    • Favorited 242
    • Votes 3392
    • Rating 4.53
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    "Still I Rise" is a verbalized legacy formed from the roots and depth of her heart. Maya Angelou exhilarated how to overcome life barriers as she exhaled a fulfilling visual capacity of a...

    Read complete story

  2. Advertisement

  3. Sometimes Life Is Hard

    • By Kristin
    • Published: February 2008

    Picture

    Sometimes we see things that aren't meant to be seen.
    Sometimes things aren't always as they seem.
    Sometimes we need someone to call our own,
    Especially when we're alone.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 5462
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 2149
    • Rating 4.39
    Featured Shared Story

    It has been said that life is the most patient teacher. You will be presented with the same experience over and over until you learn the best way to deal with the situation. This is not...

    Read complete story

  4. Not A Victim Anymore

    Where once there was love, now only is pain,
    I'll never have innocence, ever again.
    He took it from me, my childhood,
    he took away, all that was good.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 643
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 404
    • Rating 4.53
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I was raped from 8 to 12 years old. I let it go on so long. And I remember I thought I was doing the right thing which was telling on him. My rapist was my mom's boyfriend. I remember feeling...

    Read complete story

  5. Advertisement

  6. A Wing And A Prayer

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

    Picture

    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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 4686
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 903
    • Rating 4.51
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I'm 13 years old and my family and I have been fighting for my mum who has stomach cancer and she's fighting it for us. When I was little, I remember Mum always being in a hospital and...

    Read complete story

  7. Invictus

    Picture

    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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 17010
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 1860
    • Rating 4.45
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Once I was a good student. I have always been an obedient and gentle person. Then I failed in my life for the first time in the year 2002. Something happened and I fell right from the top and...

    Read complete story

  8. Why Try?

    • By Deanna Ziebarth
    • Published: January 2010

    Imagine a time...
    when everything was absolutely right.

    When you looked forward to

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 493
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 703
    • Rating 4.31
    Featured Shared Story

    Never give up! When I wrote this poem, I thought life was over. Sure, life still sucks sometimes, but all in all it's a blessing.

  9. Advertisement

    Advertisement

  10. 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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 10465
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 707
    • Rating 4.44
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I memorized this poem more than 30 years ago and though I'm now 72, I still find myself quoting it often. In fact, I quote it almost every time I find myself engaged in an extremely difficult...

    Read complete story

  11. Inner Strength

    The Trials Of Life

    It's only through mistakes we make
    We learn where we went wrong.
    It's only when we're far from home
    We realize where we belong.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 3952
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 458
    • Rating 4.54
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Hi HOSwrites,
    I believe each day is a step nearer, on the road to fulfillment, and that each mistake is a lesson. They'll be many obstacles to overcome, and we may often ask where God is,...

    Read complete story

  12. 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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 21243
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 1188
    • Rating 4.48
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Edgar Guest's poem caused me to reflect back to a situation where this poem would be best suited. In 2015, one of my daughter's best friend, a truly lovely girl, committed suicide at the age...

    Read complete story

  13. She Is Strong

    Poem About Daughter Fighting Diabetes

    At birth,
    she was strong.

    It was her

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 502
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 299
    • Rating 4.31
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    My life was normal. Then one day I just got sick. My energy levels were low. I didn't want to eat. I was going to the bathroom a lot, and I slept longer than I used to. My mom knew that...

    Read complete story

1 - 10 of 52

Back to Top