James Elston

Rookie (1 December 1984 / Providence, Rhode Island)

Tribute To Courage - Poem by James Elston

Courage is doing what is right
Without having to be told
Courage is manning up
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Comments about Tribute To Courage by James Elston

  • Gold Star - 5,561 Points Tiku . (8/12/2015 12:06:00 AM)

    Very true.Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,744 Points Bernard Snyder (8/11/2015 10:25:00 PM)

    Well written piece here. Thanks for sharing your talent with the world, which also takes a lot of courage. Well done and congrats! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,494 Points John Richter (8/11/2015 7:05:00 AM)

    Amen...... How true... Courage is not always the other guy, that unattainable force within... Sometimes it's just leaving a comfortable life for 6.7 weeks to learn how to stop bad guys. Never been a greater show of courage than that. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,590 Points Kim Barney (8/11/2015 6:57:00 AM)

    A nice tribute to the soldiers who are fighting for freedom. Well written. Congratulations on having it selected as Member Poem of the Day! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,765 Points Paul Warren (8/11/2015 6:56:00 AM)

    Well written thankyou (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,377 Points Ramesh T A (8/11/2015 4:00:00 AM)

    Virtue of courage is nicely expressed in this poem as a great tribute to it! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,884 Points Kinyua Karanja (8/11/2015 3:28:00 AM)

    Nice poem that exhibit a great deal of creativity and touchable facts like Courage is having fear but still staying strong (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,957 Points * Sunprincess * (8/11/2015 12:56:00 AM)

    .......nicely written....congratulations on member poem ★ (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 33,343 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (6/22/2014 2:20:00 AM)

    This is a wonderful and beautiful poem and recited in its rhythm. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tanya D (4/22/2008 9:13:00 AM)

    Absolutely wonderful! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dustin Ross (3/3/2008 6:57:00 PM)

    This was wonderful, this is just what i need, i am planing on joining the army even thought i have a 90 average and my parents want me to be a doctor or some other bullsh*t job, but i believe what you put hear speaks truer than any thing so history book can tell us, we must do what we can and so i am saluting you! BRAVO! BRAVO!


    and moon light... shut up this is wonderful sometimes the best poems are the simplest (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Eli White (1/16/2008 9:09:00 AM)

    as a marine about to enter boot camp... this poem will help me a lot. thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nick Germanacos (10/31/2007 3:49:00 PM)

    Excellent poem, bravo :) May God bless you :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Terrance Woolridge (10/4/2007 9:33:00 PM)

    good poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie jennifer hall (2/27/2007 2:20:00 PM)

    Courage is everything.....nicely written...good poem (Report) Reply










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