COURAGE POEMS

It Takes Courage
It takes strength to conquer, it takes courage to surrender.
It takes strength to be certain, it takes courage to have doubt.
It takes strength to fit in, it takes courage to stand out.

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Anonymous
Courage
down and lose hold.

It is the conviction to explore new horizons
When it's easier to believe what we've been told.
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Anonymous
Courage, Courage, Courage!
When the burden grows heavy, and rough is the way,
When you falter and slip, and it isn't your day,
And your best doesn't measure to what is required,
When you know in your heart that you're fast growing tired,
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Edgar Albert Guest
Courage
Courage isn't a brilliant dash,
A daring deed in a moment's flash;
It isn't an instantaneous thing
Born of despair with a sudden spring
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Edgar Albert Guest
To peter
And he called you to walk on the waters
You're not sure if its a ghost or your hero
What if, T'was a ghost you would have drowned in the waves

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Apollos Alpha
Courage
There were many who went in huddled procession,
They knew not whither;
But, at any rate, success or calamity
Would attend all in equality.
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Stephen Crane
The Courage That My Mother Had
The courage that my mother had
Went with her, and is with her still:
Rock from New England quarried;
Now granite in a granite hill.
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Edna St. Vincent Millay
Macgregor's Gathering
The moon's on the lake, and the mist's on the brae,
And the Clan has a name that is nameless by day;
Then gather, gather, gather Grigalach!
Gather, gather, gather Grigalach!
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Sir Walter Scott
The Titanic
Forth flashed the serpent streak of steel,
Consummate crown of man's device;
Down crashed upon an immobile
And brainless barrier of ice.
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Aleister Crowley
Courage
There is a courage, a majestic thing

That springs forth from the brow of pain, full-grown,

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Your Dimension Of Greatness
No one can know the potential,
Of a life that is committed to win;
With courage - the challenge it faces,
To achieve great success in the end!
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Anonymous Americas
Supposing That I Should Have The Courage
Supposing that I should have the courage
To let a red sword of virtue
Plunge into my heart,
Letting to the weeds of the ground
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Stephen Crane
The Abnormal Is Not Courage
The Poles rode out from Warsaw against the German
Tanks on horses. Rode knowing, in sunlight, with sabers,
A magnitude of beauty that allows me no peace.
And yet this poem would lessen that day. Question
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Jack Gilbert
Portent
Courage mes gars:
La guerre est proche.

I plant my little plot of beans,
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Robert William Service
Courage 3
ow I will
E'er I be still;
Because I will not smile
So long a while.
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Robert William Service
Portent
Courage mes gars:
La guerre est proche.

I plant my little plot of beans,
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Robert Service
Feigned Courage
Horatio, of ideal courage vain,
Was flourishing in air his father's cane,
And, as the fumes of valour swelled his pate,
Now thought himself this hero, and now that:
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Charles Lamb
To Remorse
MAGIC for fitful souls whose aim is still
Pleasures that forfeit not the mansions blest,
Who deem themselves absolved to approve the best .
While they, protesting hate, pursue the ill;
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Alice Duer Miller
England’s Enemy
She stands like one with mazy cares distraught.
Around her sudden angry storm-clouds rise,
Dark, dark! and comes the look into her eyes
Of eld. All that herself herself hath taught
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John Freeman
The Proof Of Worth
Though victory's proof of the skill you possess,
Defeat is the proof of your grit;
A weakling can smile in his days of success,
But at trouble's first sign he will quit.
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Edgar Albert Guest

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