Bravery

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What is bravery?
Can any of us truly define
this word-
so vague,
so diverse,
so different in everyone’s mind.

Whether it’s fighting a battle
that’s so often lost
or finally being yourself
no matter the cost.

To each-
their own
we may live together
but we’re ourselves alone.

No one is to say
what is brave to another.
Because for you it may be easy,
but for them, the road is much rougher.

Bravery is doing something-
anything at all
that causes you to rise up
after you fall.

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20 thoughts on “Bravery

    1. Exactly, tearing someone else down will never make you stand any taller. Bravery is being able to stand tall no matter what is happening around you and fighting through something you had once feared.

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