A children's story about facing your fears. Each day after school all the kids that were cool would venture across Courage Creek. Most of us turned away, Afraid to find out, Was it really that hard? Was it worth all this doubt? A short while later near the end of a week, I chose to face my tormentors, To cross Courage Creek. This is my story. More
I hated that feeling, the
Blush caused by shame
They loved to see it, a visible victory
Of their bully’s game
I wished there were other ways to walk home
Ways that avoided this torturous zone
But I was too young to break new ground
I didn’t want to end up in the Lost but not Found
Courage Creek is a story of facing your fears and the secret that you learn when you tackle a tough obstacle.
How did I manage to get across?
I do have a secret known only by two
My father and I
And now I’ll tell you