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.
    This Side Of The Truth

    (for Llewelyn)

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

    Dylan Thomas
  • 5.
    Truth

    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.
    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
  • 8.
    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
  • 9.
    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
  • 10.
    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
  • 11.
    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
  • 12.
    Loving In Truth, And Fain In Verse My Love To Show

    Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show,
    That She, dear She, might take some pleasure of my pain,
    —Pleasure might cause her read, reading might make her know,
    Knowledge might pity win, and pity grace obtain— read more »

    Sir Philip Sidney
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