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Right Thing Poems

Right Thing Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of right thing poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for right thing.

New Poems

Hindsight Care But You Were Not There
Reflecting the love shown to me 

People did the wrong thing at the right time 
Belittled when I was asking
People did the right thing at the wrong time
After the disaster

Wouldn’t show respect when I said the words
Guilty consciences witnessed the...Read More
Categories: right thing, friend, friendship, hate, love, people,
Form: Rhyme

Tick, Tick, Tick
Knowing the answer,
excuses imbue

The right thing for others,
 never following through

A feigned double standard,
the past in pursuit

Reckoning scheduled
—payment en route

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2020) 
...Read More
Categories: right thing, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Whom It May Concern
To whom it may concern,

I am nobody special.
Just a traveler on a road of uncertainty,
the road of life.
As I have made this journey, 
I have done the right thing,
and I have done the wrong.
I am willing to take responsibility for...Read More
Categories: right thing, faith, introspection, life, self,
Form: Free verse
G'day Australia
Good morning Australia!
How are you...?  Gday!!!
It's our favourite day of the year
And a national public holiday!

The weather is fantastic
And the days fully packed
Lots of great things to do
And the eskies fully stacked

Important things to remember..
The old slip, slop and...Read More
Categories: right thing, birthday, celebration, community, culture, environment, fun, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Compter's and other Scams
"This is computer services, within two business days, the sum of $399.00 will be automatically deducted from your account." This is the second time, the scammers have called me up on my cell phone. The robot call probably came from...Read More
Categories: right thing, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative

The Natives
I can hear the drums beating
They are beckoning me to come
I can hear the drums beating
Murmuring what is taking me so long
I can hear the drums beating  
And it is singing a merry little song
I can hear the drums...Read More
Categories: right thing, absence, beauty, courage, cry, cute love, emotions,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Hard Beginning
A Hard Beginning

The cough continues. 
My head... aches, 
but there are needles in my eyes, 
that will not stop poking my lids. 
Everything hurts today, 
that did not hurt yesterday. 
Today all things that hurt 
yesterday, have found new 
purpose...Read More
Categories: right thing, america, art, atheist, caregiving, grief, happy, moving
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Does Not Take Much
Does Not Take Much

The dust of yesterday, 
clings to my shoes, 
and tries to slow down...
my breathing. 
It is just dried clay, 
stuck to nothing important. 

I can walk it off, 
I can buy new shoes. 
I can choose to...Read More
Categories: right thing, angel, appreciation, atheist, dream, fate, lonely, perspective,
Form: Free verse
A Gap in the Gyre -- part 3
Today I saw the most beautiful sun!
Today I'm so grateful for being alive!

If you’ve found serenity, continue with the next right thing
If you’ve found sobriety but are triggered, play the tape
If you’ve found celebration, pass on the hope and sing!

If...Read More
Categories: right thing, addiction, drug, recovery from,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Rights Despite Wrongs
There's something to be said
for doing the right thing,
even for the wrong reasons.

Reasons are about becoming, a work in progress,
as doing is about living, a lifetime process,
both fully where
and when
and why
and what
and how we are
each day following disembodied wandering rights
of...Read More
Categories: right thing, appreciation, culture, happiness, health, integrity, psychological, rights,
Form: Political Verse
truist youurself like George
Trust in yourself
If you trust others, they do so
Out of self-interest
Not what is best for you.
To be a follower is dangerous
When you wake up naked
And nowhere to go but follow
The stream. Give up.
Making you unhappy and discontent
A deep-seated irritation
Of a...Read More
Categories: right thing, anger, anti bullying, arabic, aubade, bangla,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Gifts of Air and Water
Gifts of Air and Water

A little more money, 
and I could buy…
exactly what my kid wanted. 
Yet I found, 
that it may not be, 
exactly what they needed. 

For less, I could choose, 
to get the best of usefulness. 
For...Read More
Categories: right thing, childhood, christmas, devotion, international, music, my children,
Form: Free verse
everyone knows
heart telling tales
that get a dog's tail
wagging after being
rescued from abuse

and so the same for
cats and other animals
that grew up or were forced 
to grow up on the shady side of
town not meaning out of the sun

but without love...Read More
Categories: right thing, muse,
Form: I do not know?
There are those who are still waiting for the signs to tell them what to do.
There are those who will do the opposite of what the signs tell them to do.
There are those who don't understand what the signs want...Read More
Categories: right thing, addiction, allusion, art, baptism, books, change, hope,
Form: Rhyme
The Hero I Don't Deserve
Hey, my name is Aaron and I am kinda a modern day superhero

Now I know what you’re thinkin’

Okay, this guy? A hero? Like with powers and skills?

Nah but before you think further hear me out.

Yes… I don’t have money like...Read More
Categories: right thing, endurance, hero, inspirational, mental illness, motivation, spoken
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where are the Batteries
It is more often true than not,
Batteries are not included
For this, I can empathize 
It's hard when you are excluded!

If batteries are found missing
Please put some in, without adieu
They are deserving to be there
And it's just the right thing to...Read More
Categories: right thing, feelings, humor, missing, silly,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Give Him My Spirit
He smiles down at me
When I’ve done the right thing
He whispers joy through me
When I’ve shown that I adore Him

He blesses my heart with love
When I’ve given up my sins for hope
He answers all the prayers I send
With help that...Read More
Categories: right thing, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
Get a little dirt on your hands
In younger days it seemed so good 
Do the right thing as I could
But the years went on
It wasn’t the same just getting along

So blisters from work demands
I got a little dirt on your hands 
That’s what they said
Is this...Read More
Categories: right thing, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Will
Letting go of selfish yearnings
Turning it over to God’s will for me
Leaves me feeling fulfilled with purpose
Knowing that God has a plan and His way
Will bring me, not to simply good, but to best
Saying good-bye to my own ways
And taking...Read More
Categories: right thing, blessing, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
By Parizo & CHANTEL 

A woman's cry is deeper than the ocean's eye
A woman's heart is tougher than  man's fist

A woman's cry is harder than a man's thigh 
And a woman's heartbeat is much bigger than a man in...Read More
Categories: right thing, abuse, sad, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In This Land of Hope

Weaving the labyrinth of the tyranny of time,
let not the chartered task waiting ashore 
become a victim of the rising tides of apathy 
between our temple pillars of faith and hope.

Rather, in the due time coming let us be anchored,
resting...Read More
Categories: right thing, america, conflict, metaphor, patriotic, perspective, political, simile,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Day is Done
I go through the motions of living.
As I project how life should be.
At the right times, I am giving.
Then in fear, I retreat back to me.

I know to say the right thing,
when conversation comes my way.
I can chit chat about...Read More
Categories: right thing, conflict, day, night, self, silence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another Moment of Silence in the 115th and 116th Congress
Hypocitical and all for show
It's Congress's new way
Lacking sincerity and morality
They've sold their principles away

To do and say the right thing
At the moment it is right
Is to brave resisting forces
And wage the valiant fight

There's a time to not be silent
To...Read More
Categories: right thing, political,
Form: Rhyme
There is something wrong with me, I agree, 
So now I try to figure what's  wrong with the thing,
Is the thing wrong me or I wrong the thing,
If I wrong the thing yes blame on me,
So why the thing wrong with...Read More
Categories: right thing, africa, confidence,
Form: Lyric
Wake Up
My fear is no struggle
A life of comfort and ease
We begin to lose all perspective
Good intentions – we’re creating a malignant disease

In this new world of abundance
Stress consumes our days and nights
No meaning to our existence - our future
Tragically lost...Read More
Categories: right thing, blessing, conflict, creation, emotions, hope, inspiration, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme