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Truth Poems | Examples of Truth Poetry

Truth Poems - Examples of all types of truth poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for truth.

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Premium Member condom spoiler alert
contraception dearth overpopulated earth ...Read More
Categories: baby, perspective, poverty, truth,
Form: Senryu

Cancel Him, Part II
...“And this one thinks policemen should be respected, not cowed.” “Cancel him! Yes, cancel him!” came some voices from the crowd. “And this one thinks that statues should be studied, and allowed.” “Cancel him! Yes, cancel him!” came a lone...Read More
Categories: truth, culture, evil, political, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Cancel Him, Part I
Once there was a smallish town where the people all lived free, it could be raucous at times, as free folks are wont to be. But into this came a man who said, “We must do better, some who speak do...Read More
Categories: truth, culture, evil, political, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 4,004 Minutes
My sister-in-law wants to get the vaccine; Went onto her state-sanctioned site And what was before her up there on the screen Was a number that couldn’t be right. “Your wait time, in minutes, is 4,004,” Presented with nary a...Read More
Categories: truth,
Form: Rhyme
Ruth and the Truth
There was a girl called Ruth Who never told the truth When I asked her why She had to lie She said my name's not Ruth! ...Read More
Categories: humor, irony, people, truth,
Form: Limerick

We keep covering our faces with masks because we dont want to risk getting infected by inhalation But we keep contaminating our lungs daily by inhaling that tobacco smoke from cigarettes We wash our hands...Read More
Categories: truth, addiction, faith, perspective, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Planned obsolescence
Watch me walk the mile approaching death unfamiliar finding hills of home...Read More
Categories: truth, baptism, conflict, death, heart,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Ewe Eew
EWE EEW Finding a dead Ewe floating in spring water only adds to the flavour As finding a dead rat in an old beer vat makes for a taste to savour Indiana Shaw . . . "True; but,...Read More
Categories: animal, appreciation, humorous, truth,
Form: Couplet
The power in his words, the love in his eyes The truth in his heart —no time can disguise (Dreamsleep: February, 2021) ...Read More
Categories: love, truth,
Form: Rhyme
No Fairy-tale
2/23/21 From May to April Faithful Remaining grateful And thankful Hiking around with a dog named Hazel Sometimes watching a movie or something on cable Got to make the best of it, or else it would be shameful Far too often people being...Read More
Categories: truth, dark, deep, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Have We Gone Wrong
Some of us may ask ourselves, where have we gone wrong. It sounds like a recorder player, playing the same old song. The problem is we have let others opinions, control how we think, and...Read More
Categories: truth,
Form: Rhyme
By Quill of Night
Steadfast, he, as fortress guarded In his ivory tower slept Fearing naught, though faith-departed Knowing not his lover wept. Cowardice, thought long-discarded Secretly in silence crept Corroded, as if silver, tarnished ‘Twas his heart - her only quest. Haunting, held-yet lamentations...Read More
Categories: truth, devotion, loneliness, longing, love,
Form: Ottava rima
The Eye
Not an Alien Or any human being Evil has one eye...Read More
Categories: truth, dark, evil, gothic, horror,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member At the movies
We, here now, mind body, as an aspect of absoluteness, by outpouring ourself into the thought projection to feel by touch, limit ourself, by melding into forms created, as a momentary hypnotic trance. Dreamer as both the subject and object, having now ensouled the illusions, feels separate...Read More
Categories: dream, spiritual, truth,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member 'I Care About You'
When this meaningful phrase bleed out from somebody's mouth it seeps generously into the mind and heart for perpetuity. A phrase so meaningful and reassuring; from friend to friend, from one lover to another. It translates to "You can count on me" A meaningful phrase that leaves an indelible imprint on the heart and...Read More
Categories: meaningful, metaphor, perspective, truth,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Truth Poems

Definition | What is Truth in Poetry?