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Best Truth Poems

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


Premium Member Because of You
I used to be naive, I used to trust
but then that trust just crumbled into dust
the world at large is so unkind, it's true
there is...

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Categories: meaningful, truth,



Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you heard me?

Borne upon the air at dusk, dancing ... I have whispered you in a million voices
    Still, you descry...

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Categories: life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,

Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: truth, art, conflict, death, history,

Premium Member My Kind
I will not dim my light so you can shine
I will not still my voice so you can scream
I will not quench my blaze so...

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Categories: truth, woman,

Premium Member Too Much Sadness for Me
there's too much sorrow...
don't you know
we are all going to die
a starting point always beckons a finish
sooner or later
no matter how
peaceful or painful
that final moment...

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Categories: sad, truth,

Premium Member The Brave
The brave are more than ones who battle on
in fields of warfare, showing valor true
The brave are more than those that wars have won
There is...

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Categories: truth,

kaleidoscope
through a tiny lens
held firmly with hands
eyes gaze in awe..

with a simple twist
colours explode harmoniously
bright, sparkling,blinding..

the colours are stunning
so vivid, so alive
with truth as in...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: truth, faith, hope, imagination, inspirational,

My Heart Beseeches An Answer In Collaboration With Robert J Lindley
(Part One- She Asks)

I awakened slowly stretching my body, then into a yawn,
My sleep filled mind remembers you left before the dawn!

Reaching beside me feeling...

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Categories: truth, deep, desire, feelings, for

One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: truth, america, for her, for

Premium Member Toddler Sky
-Toddler Sky-

Down where I sleep, 
You hold me, embrace my every way
The Marks up on my skin
You caress, taking away from the ugliness

Watching the simple...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: truth, blue, body, childhood, how

A Reminder: To Be

Those of you who have a unique voice
filled with vision that paints outside the lines 
of over-regulated cadence and rhyme,
I implore you to continue exploring...

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Categories: truth, writing,

Premium Member Still I Run
I race for summer's setting sun
as crimson bleed the alder leaves
and still I run.  And still I run;

my rival, Time, is yet undone.
Past pyramids...

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Categories: autumn, death, truth,

Invisible Colors

About our first parents,
here’s something beautiful to know
Adam was created perfect,
and from out of him, Eve followed
God said to His Son:
You and I, We are...

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Categories: love, spiritual, truth, wisdom,

My Pledge of Allegiance
"My Pledge of Allegiance"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

I Pledge Allegiance To The Word
Because there is no greater sound I've ever heard
I Pledge Allegiance To The...

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Categories: truth, bible, devotion, faith, identity,

Premium Member Always Yours
The handwriting became darker,
And I imagined your hands pressing upon the page,
Wavering whether to write your thoughts or not
Soon, sure, the wavering became conviction,
And in...

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Categories: truth, heart, introspection, passion, poetry,

Premium Member Do Men Cry
Are men supposed to show their strength
denying doubts and fears?
Should they pretend to play it cool
concealing all their tears?

When things build up would weakness urge
temptation...

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Categories: character, men, truth,

We Worked Long Enough
I laugh out loud
every time I hear a politician say,
that the best way to enrich a black person's life,
is to give them a job
Give them...

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Categories: slavery, society, truth, work,

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: perspective, philosophy, truth, wisdom,

Premium Member Bloody Feet Upon the Slab
That tiny pause to skirt the truth, half-reals you'd paraphrase,
The subtle softly spinning gyre of cunning in your gaze,
Vague reflections from your skin - a...

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Categories: addiction, life, truth,

Premium Member Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age
Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age

At that age wisdom says life is a joke
consider blindness of other poor folk.
Stop to ponder why...

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Categories: truth, encouraging, family, humanity, life,

Of Perfect Beauty

And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art
situate at the entry of the sea, which
art a merchant of the people for many
isles, Thus saith the...

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Categories: allusion, america, religious, truth,

Premium Member View from the prism of 'ism'
socialism  communism  fascism   despotism
  buddhism  catholicism  hinduism  zoroastrianism  
territorialism  colonialism   imperialism  ...

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Categories: satire, society, truth, word

Premium Member Truth - Collaboration with Chris Green
Truth is but an empty thing
a word that twists and turns
Where some people say it sings
others claim it burns

And when it seems it’s spoken
so many...

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Categories: friendship, truth,

I Was A Victim Of Slander
First off,
you think you won but you'll never kill,
you tagged teamed up for two years & still,
I fought, out thought & upstaged your skill,
a war...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: me, psychological, slam, truth,

Premium Member Epiphany

The first crystal drop 
of realization 
shatters your glassy surface

and radiates the idea outward
in reflective ripples growing in pristine concentric circles 
with the newness of...

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Categories: inspiration, introspection, self, truth,