Top 100 Poems About: TRUTH
Top 100 Poems on / about
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1.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
2.I Died For Beauty
I died for beauty, but was scarce
Adjusted in the tomb,
When one who died for truth was lain
In an adjoining room. read more »Emily Dickinson
3.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
"Truth," said a traveller,
"Is a rock, a mighty fortress;
Often have I been to it,
Even to its highest tower, read more »Stephen Crane
5.A Brave And Startling Truth
We, this people, on a small and lonely planet
Traveling through casual space
Past aloof stars, across the way of indifferent suns
To a destination where all signs tell us read more »Maya Angelou
6.Who Am I?
My head knocks against the stars.
My feet are on the hilltops.
My finger-tips are in the valleys and shores of
universal life. read more »Carl Sandburg
7.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
The mad girl with the staring eyes and long white fingers
Hooked in the stones of the wall, read more »Robinson Jeffers
As gold the Lydian touch-stone tries,
So man-the virtuous, valiant, wise
Must to all-powerful Truth submit
His virtue, valour, and his wit. read more »Bacchylides
10.Do You Want Affidavits?
THERE'S a hole in the bottom of the sea.
Do you want affidavits?
There's a man in the moon with money for you. read more »Carl Sandburg
11.Truth and Falsehood -new-
Old Time was young, men's hearts were all untried
By Grief and Sin, when round this whirling ball
Pure Truth and Falsehood journeyed side by side
In free companionship. At evenfall read more »Arthur Guiterman
12.The Truth—is Stirless
The Truth—is stirless—
Other force—may be presumed to move— read more »Emily Dickinson