Poetry Reading: Courage, by Kenneth Clarke

POETRY FESTIVAL. Submit to site for FREE. Submit for actor performance. Submit poem to be made into film.

Performed by Carina Cojeen

Get to know the poet:

1) What is the theme of your poem?

To stand alone against all odds is courage, we all fight our own battles, some with health, some in the mind, some with fate, and we generally all feel as if we fight these battles alone.

2) What motivated you to write this poem?

I am disabled after an accident and a stroke, I am fighting back and whilst I know there are many that are helping me, it feels like an uphill struggle that saps my strength and I need to remind myself it is not just my courage that will see me through but that of those around me helping me too.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

For myself, since the early 80’s it has been my creative release.

4) If you could have dinner with one person…

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