Richard Baird

(Orange Springs, Florida)

Courage - Poem by Richard Baird

What does courage mean to me?
What does it mean to you?
To some, a single attribute, others, quite a few,
For courage is a lack of fear, inspired by faith and love,
Love of a person, place, or thing, faith in "our Lord" above.
In time of stress, the "Lord" provides, the strength to overcome,
It's courage! giving special drive! until the goal is won.
When danger threatens life or limb, it's courage to the fore,
A courage known by many names, as: daring! guts! and more.
Whatever name we give this trait, it's valiant! stout! and bold!
In action, it is fortitude, a wonder! to behold.


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  • Peter Hayat (1/14/2006 5:01:00 PM)


    courage lies deep within...like everything good about our human nature..it's really a wonder to behold...keep on the good work my friend (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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