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Best Integrity Poems

Below are the all-time best Integrity poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of integrity poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member INTEGRITY
INTEGRITY
 
Integrity is being true to yourself,
And having the courage
To admit when you are wrong.

It is choosing to do what is right,
In a world that's...

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Categories: faith, god, integrity, trust,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pride and joy of his family
Having lived on earth for some time now
Impatiently he dwells, harboring self doubt.
In face of impediments he loses his mind
Acquiring dispositions like hate and lies,
Hosting...

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Categories: integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Silence Felled
Silence Felled

Lurking in dark corners
The swamp stirs in the night
As the deceiver rises
Begging to share his illusions might

Only behind the veil
Does he let his murky...

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Categories: art, dark, evil, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Will You See Truth Beyond That Dark Stone Fence
Will You See Truth Beyond That Dark Stone Fence

Can you feel true heart in early dawn's light
soft grace and gentle winds in Spring's new flight.
Can...

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Categories: art, character, deep, integrity,
Form: Sonnet



Sonnet 28 'I Think I Know the Name of Purity'
I think I know the Name of Purity,
It is Your Name -- it holds clear water well!
A Chalice carved almost to shattering,
A white rose, that...

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Categories: for her, innocence, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Sir Poet, Hold True To Thy Gifts Long Given
Sir Poet, Hold True To Thy Gifts Long Given


Sir poet, why hast thy broken thy true pen?
Are not thy words intended to help and heal?
Pray...

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Categories: integrity, art, creation, dedication, destiny,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A LITTLE KINDNESS NEVER HURTS


I’m at my happiest
When my heart overflows
With kindness and gentle compassion
And feel the energy of the universe
Radiating from my heart

I feel my best when I...

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Categories: integrity, appreciation, community, encouraging, humanity,
Form: Free verse
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Words flowing against the current or with the tide
to me it doesn't really matter either way
because I cant spell or use correct grammar without technology.

Not...

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Categories: integrity, adventure, appreciation, dedication, friendship,
Form: Free verse
The Village Firefighter
Beneath embered brands of burning roof,
The firefighter waits.
His mask is on; he’s donned his gloves, 
Ready to enter the fiery state.
Once again to battle beast,
Whose...

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Categories: fear, fire, hero, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
The Narcissistic Neanderthal
Like an archaic humanoid dinosaur
     you  plunder through life taking no prisoners,
        ...

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Categories: integrity, loss, passion, political, romance,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member In Celebration of REAL Men
The strength of a man is not determined
By his muscles or his brawn
It is determined by his strength
To admit when he is wrong

The wisdom of...

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Categories: integrity, tribute, age, age, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member To My Guardian Poet II
There is not a poem that you fail to read
Or time that I’m away you don’t ask, “Why”?
There is not a time when you don’t...

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Categories: friend, friendship, tribute, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
Interview
Sitting in a cloak of black conservatism:

I feel my hands,
oily on the desk like shortening in
slate gray cookie pans,
the speedway inside forcing the absence of...

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© Chele G.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: integrity, business, funny, on work
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Paul, Peter and the Tweeter
Paul, Peter and the Tweeter
Why not choose, 
a billionaire leader?
One who is not 
an eloquent speaker.
Trouble rises,
he robs Paul to pay Peter.
The bold rich need...

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Categories: integrity, anxiety, celebrity, confusion, environment,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Message that Never Came
She waited....
heart beat expectancy
to heightened degree
it would come
It MUST come
every day
waiting
for the message
"There must be a mistake!
How could he just vanish
disappear into thin air
and not...

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Categories: angst, writing, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Mountain
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Categories: analogy, identity, integrity, introspection,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member A WORLD OF CHARITY


The sparkle of charity is alive and well
It’s the grounds for cohesion and solidarity
Making spiritual gardeners of us all

Goodwill marries kindness
Sharing bounty with open heart
And...

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Categories: community, integrity, society, world,
Form: Free verse
Do It Your Way
If I'm not normal should I conform
and seek to perform as all do
or should I reach to perfect my form
and be how I was born...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: integrity, appreciation, character, for her,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SHAREHOLDERS OF GOOD AND EVIL






We all

Shareholders of good and evil are

Since

This world we share the same

But

Though the dividend of good we rush to cash in

The

Dividend of evil we leave...

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Categories: evil, integrity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHY IS THE QUESTION


let me pause 
slow down a minute
and look inward
to adjust my lens

there’s more to life than
operating in react mode

let me pause to ask 
the real...

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Categories: i am, integrity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member seeking the divine


impermanence of youth upstaged every time by purity of heart



"Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to...

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Categories: integrity, age, beauty, god, heart,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member BEAUTIFUL TO ME


you are beautiful
when love flows from your heart
and kindness seeps from your lips

you are beautiful
when you reach inside
to find the best that you can be

you...

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Categories: integrity, appreciation, beautiful, heart, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MOCKINGBIRD - crown of sonnets
#1
"It is a sin to kill a Mockingbird.
While playing games with rocks or guns, defray,
them, please, ...shoot old tin cans.  Each whispered song 
from...

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Categories: children, discrimination, integrity, prejudice,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member It Must be Hard
It must be hard
To carry it around
That load of hate
Weighing on your heart
A powder keg
Waiting to explode

You pretend it isn’t there
But now and again it...

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Categories: hate, integrity,
Form: Free verse