Top 100 Poems About: TRUTH

In this page, poems on / about “truth” are listed.
  • 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
  • 4.

    "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
  • 8.

    The mad girl with the staring eyes and long white fingers
    Hooked in the stones of the wall, read more »

    Robinson Jeffers
  • 9.

    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 »

  • 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

    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
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