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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 A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: integrity, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
I Wore Your Skin
~I wore your skin~

Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy

Brother, I...

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Categories: integrity, anger, bullying, dark, deep, discrimination, hurt,
Form: Dramatic 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, mental illness,
Form: Free 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, love, rose,
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: art, creation, dedication, destiny, giving, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The truth about women
Bestowed with femininity,
     wisdom, elegance, and grace,
 exemplifying dignity, 
     daughter of the human race.

X chromosome integrity
...

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Categories: integrity, daughter, mother, people, science, sister, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Moment of Truth
I was walking with two friends of mine,
when we saw a woman
who was tall, beautiful and black
They spoke lewd to her,
so she didn't speak back
In...

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Categories: integrity, perspective, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic 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, life, light,
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: appreciation, community, encouraging, humanity, integrity, passion,
Form: Free verse
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
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, life, life,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Virtue
SONNET – VIRTUE

Honesty! True to my heart’s sole desire,
never-ending quest to find love’s design
to fulfill my hearts yearning, burning fire,
with a soft caress; gentleness benign.
Virtue!...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: betrayal, desire, friendship, jealousy, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
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, pride, war,
Form: Rhyme
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 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, strength, wisdom,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Good Man
Even if he has the physical strength
To crush you with just one blow,
A good man wouldn’t hurt anyone;
He always shows self-control.

He’s slow to get angry...

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Categories: integrity, men,
Form: Quatrain
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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Categories: integrity, business, funny, on work and working,
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
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
Premium Member Shopping List
"Shopping List"

Sister Kathy's going shopping and she's asked me for my list,
Needing LOTS of help, so I could not her, resist...

I have a Shopping List...

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Categories: integrity, character, friend, god, love, remember,
Form: Rhyme
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: anxiety, celebrity, confusion, environment, integrity, international,
Form: Political Verse
Mountain
                        ...

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Categories: analogy, identity, integrity, introspection,
Form: Concrete
Twenty Years From Now
I have got no doubt twenty years from now
I’ll transform myself into fragrant air
To write rhymes as you’ll come under the bough
So fondly I’ll raise...

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Categories: integrity, death, emotions, humanity, life, moving on,
Form: Rhyme