TRUTH POEMS

Tell All The Truth
Tell all the truth but tell it slant,
Success in circuit lies,
Too bright for our infirm delight
The truth's superb surprise;
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Emily Dickinson
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
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Tell all the Truth but tell it slant-
Success in Circuit lies
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Emily Dickinson
Tell Thee Truth, Sweet; No
TELL thee truth, sweet; no.
Truth is cross and sad and cold:
Lies are pitiful and kind,
Honey-soft as Love's own tongue:
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Augusta Davies Webster
The Truth
It is like a sword,
Made from one word.
People who can't bear it,
They shouldn't hear it.
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Mayank Khant
Incorrect Speaking
Incorrectness in your speech
Carefully avoid, my Anna;
Study well the sense of each
Sentence, lest in any manner
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Charles Lamb
All Is Truth
O ME, man of slack faith so long!
Standing aloof--denying portions so long;
Only aware to-day of compact, all-diffused truth;
Discovering to-day there is no lie, or form of lie, and can be none,
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Walt Whitman
.Eloquence Of Truth
Coming from our experience,
Made of uniqueness,
Truth is the mankind option,
Seeking the truth is a matter of life.
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Cristina Teodor
The Truth—is stirless
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The Truth-is stirless-
Other force-may be presumed to move-
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Emily Dickinson
Search For Truth
Search for nothing any more, nothing
except truth.
Be very still, and try and get at the truth.

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David Herbert Lawrence
To Arrange Words
To arrange words
In some order
Is not the same thing
As the inner poise
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Sant Tukaram
Truth
"Truth," said a traveller,
"Is a rock, a mighty fortress;
Often have I been to it,
Even to its highest tower,
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Stephen Crane
The Truth
Friend, though thy soul shall burn thee, yet be still,
Thoughts were not meant for strife, not tongues for swords.
He that sees clear is gentlest of his words.
And that's not truth that hath the heart to kill.
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Archibald Lampman
You Who Loved Me With The Falseness
You who loved me with the falseness
Of truth - and the truth of lies.
You who loved me-beyond
Anything!-Over the edge!
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Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva
O Lovely Lie
I told a truth, a tragic truth
That tore the sullen sky;
A million shuddered at my sooth
And anarchist was I.
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Robert Service
O Lovely Lie
I told a truth, a tragic truth
That tore the sullen sky;
A million shuddered at my sooth
And anarchist was I.
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Robert William Service
Truth—is as old as God
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Truth-is as old as God-
His Twin identity
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Emily Dickinson
Do You Want Affidavits?
THERE'S a hole in the bottom of the sea.
Do you want affidavits?
There's a man in the moon with money for you.
Do you want affidavits?
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Carl Sandburg
Truth.
We sometimes hap on truth in a strange attire,
As even the gods were wont for their designs
To take on bestial forms; subduing so
Their natures, even their divinity,
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Robert Crawford
Sonnet Ci
O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends
For thy neglect of truth in beauty dyed?
Both truth and beauty on my love depends;
So dost thou too, and therein dignified.
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William Shakespeare
TRUTH AND ERROR
Twixt truth and error, there's this difference known
Error is fruitful, truth is only one.


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Robert Herrick

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