Top 100 Poems About: TRUTH

In this page, poems on / about “truth” are listed.
  • 1.
    Sonnet 138: When My Love Swears That She Is Made Of Truth

    When my love swears that she is made of truth
    I do believe her, though I know she lies,
    That she might think me some untutored youth,
    Unlearnèd in the world's false subtleties. read more »

    William Shakespeare
  • 2.
    All Is Truth

    O ME, man of slack faith so long!
    Standing aloof--denying portions so long;
    Only aware to-day of compact, all-diffused truth; read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 3.
    Tell All The Truth

    Tell all the truth but tell it slant,
    Success in circuit lies,
    Too bright for our infirm delight
    The truth's superb surprise; read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 4.
    O Tell Me The Truth About Love

    Some say love's a little boy,
    And some say it's a bird,
    Some say it makes the world go round,
    Some say that's absurd, read more »

    WH Auden
  • 5.

    Fle fro the pres, and dwelle with sothefastnesse,
    Suffise thin owen thing, thei it be smal;
    For hord hath hate, and clymbyng tykelnesse,
    Prees hath envye, and wele blent overal. read more »

    Geoffrey Chaucer
  • 6.
    The Truth Of Woman

    Woman's faith, and woman's trust -
    Write the characters in the dust;
    Stamp them on the running stream,
    Print them on the moon's pale beam, read more »

    Sir Walter Scott
  • 7.
    This Side Of The Truth

    (for Llewelyn)

    This side of the truth,
    You may not see, my son, read more »

    Dylan Thomas
  • 8.
    The Truth The Dead Know

    Gone, I say and walk from church,
    refusing the stiff procession to the grave,
    letting the dead ride alone in the hearse.
    It is June. I am tired of being brave. read more »

    Anne Sexton
  • 9.
    A Legend Of Truth

    Once on a time, the ancient legends tell,
    Truth, rising from the bottom of her well,
    Looked on the world, but, hearing how it lied,
    Returned to her seclusion horrified. read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 10.
    The Simple Truth

    I bought a dollar and a half's worth of small red potatoes,
    took them home, boiled them in their jackets
    and ate them for dinner with a little butter and salt.
    Then I walked through the dried fields read more »

    Philip Levine
  • 11.
    If Truth In Hearts That Perish

    If truth in hearts that perish
    Could move the powers on high,
    I think the love I bear you
    Should make you not to die. read more »

    Alfred Edward Housman
  • 12.
    The Truth In You

    I seek the truth in you
    The weak lie is not you
    So speak up, yes you read more »

    Sylvia Chidi
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