Courage Poems by Teens

Poems about Strength

Courage demands respect. Courage can be found in all areas of life, it doesn't matter where you are and who you are. To be courageous is to stand tall against powerful force. Even a young person without hope can have courage and dare to be different, to dream and to change, and perhaps to teach and be an inspiration to others through their example.


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  1. The Monster

    Fighting Through Anxiety

    Dear Anxiety,

    When they ask me what I am afraid of,
    I lie.

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    February 14, 2018 I landed myself in the hospital after I took 30 pain killers. I was in the hospital for 3 days and then I was transferred to a behavior ward with all other problem children....

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  3. Atonement

    • By Jamie Walker
    • Published: April 2013
    Poem About Courage For What You Believe

    At the gates of Hell I stand,
    Ready to enter as a man,
    Sought out by the evil here,
    It shall find me without fear....

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    Love the way you describe courage as a picture image. I also love the feelings I felt while reading this. It looks to me that you poured out your feelings into this and I enjoyed reading it!...

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  4. Life May Be Hard

    Encouragement To Keep Going In Life

    Don't stop and scream at the pebble that made you fall.
    If you can't get up, at least crawl.
    You gotta move forward
    And never be cornered

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    Dear Sara,
    I'm a teen, and I can relate your poem! I get that feeling sometimes. Your poem is very encouraging and beautiful. I think next time I feel that way I will look at your poem. Best...

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  6. Never Give Up

    • By Becky
    • Published: December 2015

    Never give up,
    Never give in.
    Move onward and upward with strength from within.

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    This poem has given me hope, I am currently doing my B tech of which I was about to deregister it because its all seemed so hard to uphill, but reading this poem gave me strength to face...

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  7. The Silent Girl

    Needing Love

    She walks in the classroom
    proud and strong
    She talks like she's been good all along

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    This poem is like a home run on my life. It says everything. Right now I am finally taking back control of my life and it feels amazing. So to read this and get a feeling like I'm not the...

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  8. I'm Only As Weak As I Think

    • By Ryan Padovani
    • Published: January 2012

    I'm only a picture, but not something to stare at
    Anger inside, but no need to look back
    Fire in my eyes, but not my time to attack
    Moving too fast, bound to come off track...

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    Awesome poem! I love it! You got rhyme, got vocabulary, you got sense, you got feeling! It's perfect!

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  10. It Hurts Me

    • By Ollie
    • Published: July 2011
    Do Not Despair

    It hurts me to hear you crying,
    it hurts me that you have thoughts of dying.

    I know you need a friend,...

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  11. My Pain

    • By Trinity
    • Published: October 2011
    Living With Sickness

    My pain feels like bones breaking,
    Day after day.
    I feel so stressed and tired,
    that my hair may turn gray....

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    Hmmm, It's good, I also has a terrible sickness, I didn't believe that I'd live till this day. I thank the LORD!

  12. I Believe

    • By Jemima.M
    • Published: June 2013
    Poem About Ending A Relationship

    I believed in innocence
    In trust
    Of course
    It proved me wrong...

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    Very beautifully written. Enjoyed every word and I hope you continue to post your poetry. Reading this I thought of my son. You must first love yourself before you can find true love. True...

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  13. I Won't

    Poem About Never Giving Up On Life

    As long as I can remember I've been wrong.
    Everyone always saying I have to be strong.

    Everything inside myself tells me to give in,

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