A poem about honesty.

Judith Uusi-Hakimo
1 min readMar 14


A man holding a small statue of “Justice of Peace” on the table.
Photo by Pavel Danilyuk: https://www.pexels.com/photo/fashion-man-people-woman-8111822/

There once was a man who did say
That honesty’s the only way
The truth can be hard
But it will guard
From any horrid dismay.

He’d share his opinion unashamed
No matter what other people claimed
Authenticity’s worth
Honesty’s mirth
For it brings wisdom untamed.



Judith Uusi-Hakimo

A Nurse by profession. A mother of three and a wife of one. A storyteller and an aspiring writer.