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The Abnormal Is Not Courage

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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
The bravery. Say it's not courage. Call it a passion.
Would say courage isn't that. Not at its best.
It was impossible, and with form. They rode in sunlight,
Were mangled. But I say courage is not the abnormal.
Not the marvelous act. Not Macbeth with fine speeches.
The worthless can manage in public, or for the moment.

It is too near the whore's heart: the bounty of impulse,
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Chinedu Dike 26 August 2019

A poignant rendition written with clarity of thought and mind.

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kjkkkj 25 September 2019


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Mahtab Bangalee 12 July 2018

Yeah- But I say courage is not the abnormal. Not the marvelous act. excel of writings /// but what is abnormalities! O no- that's not courage! Different head holder in bold! or blind in doing anything! or confidential insanity of time! O the courageous! the brave heart! for what you're crazy! not in imbalanced thinking! right path before your eyesight- DO or DIE! Oh the madness ravishes me here, there and everywhere! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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