Treasure Island

Terence G. Craddock

(Westport New Zealand)

True Courage Crisis Manifested


true courage is not indifference to fear
true courage is not knowing no fear
true courage is not mastery of fear

true courage is not berserker rage trance like fury

true courage is feeling fear being intensely afraid
then summoning the will to do what needs to be done
mindless courage is not courage but often invoked rage

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2014

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Copyright © Terence George Craddock
Written in July 2014 on the 21.7.2014.

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