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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 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 Silent Rhapsody
I remember
when I was a poor boy
and nobody loved me
mamma's tears felt like acid
burning holes in my heart -
I became breathless

triggers came without a guarantee

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Categories: childhood, emotions, integrity,
Form: Lyric
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,

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Categories: integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse
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 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.

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Categories: art, character, deep, 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?

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Categories: integrity, art, creation, dedication, destiny,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Poetic Predator
Take AI’s verses 
    and make them yours,
fake wisdom through 
   generated synonyms,
stolen from 
   the thesaurus of...

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Categories: integrity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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
Premium Member Stoicism is the Key
In silence, when darkness 
envelopes the sky,
unlock the glass windows 
of your mind, 
forgive the stars
that veiled their silver,
for it is in times of 

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Categories: feelings, integrity,
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,

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Categories: fear, fire, hero, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ringing Sea
Was privileged to have sedentary on the seashore in seraphic poetic submersion;
the ringing sounds from the distant horizon made me entirely lost in my speculation;

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Categories: integrity, appreciation, beach, blue, character,
Form: Personification
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
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
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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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 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
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

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Categories: community, integrity, society, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Message That Never Came
She waited....
heart beat expectancy
to heightened degree
it would come
It MUST come
every day
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


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Categories: analogy, identity, integrity, introspection,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Shareholders of Good and Evil
We all

Shareholders of good and evil are


This world we share the same


Though the dividend of good we rush to cash in


Dividend of evil we leave...

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Categories: evil, integrity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seeking the Divine
impermanence of youth upstaged every time by purity of heart

Published in my 24-page photo/anthology ~SUNLIT RIPPLES~ 2019

AP: Honorable Mention 2022

Submitted on November 13, 2019 for...

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Categories: integrity, age, beauty, god, heart,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Legacy
In the 1960’s all around me were cheerful chants
inviting us all to ‘Make Love not War’
John Lennon asked us to give peace a chance,
some joined...

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Categories: integrity, angst, dark, destiny, humanity,
Form: Free verse
A Cheap Watch and a Cake
You sell yourself for money
Hour lunch two coffee breaks 
To punch a card at 5pm
For a cheap watch and a cake
You live on autopilot 

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Categories: integrity, anger, angst, business, farewell,
Form: Rhyme