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Best New York Poems

Below are the all-time best New York poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of new york poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member New York Street Horse

Plunked down in chaos
from a gentler time,
blinkered from the traffic
he pulls the coach along.
Patient, in his harness bond
he tugs at hearts, with pathos-
as to his...

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Categories: new york, animal, courage, dedication, freedom, horse, new
Form: Rhyme



You wanna from New York
  Your Invitation 





You wanna from New York-

talk skin-teeth stories

b|tch brick-falling buildings

knive bus choking fumes-

Proud-over cracked sidewalks

holy street-people

and cracked-dreams?


You wanna scar of alley cans...

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Categories: new york, wisdom,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Lechers of Letchworth
Leaves fall around me as I hike this rocky trail, a symphony of color and delight.  Autumn has always been my favorite time of...

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Categories: new york, judgement,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: new york, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
How About This for Veterans Day
How About This for Veterans Day

A monthly Monday morning military meeting
Would be great for them as way of greeting
Talking about things happening another day
Of past...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new york, patriotic,
Form: Couplet



9 11
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Categories: new york, america, city, death, discrimination, grief, hate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Waltz With Life
I was born, Bronx, New York, in the year 'Thirty-Nine,
   the first child with a brother who followed in time.
Ten years later, moved...

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Categories: new york,
Form: Verse
An Imagery Of You
It’s like you’re
in a game of
love, a game I
can’t take part

I’d play the
role of Robin Hood
trying to steal
your heart

The game
you’re in it had
you trapped within...

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Categories: new york, light, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Carcass
The shell remains
picked clean by hungry vultures
ravenous with greed.
Gouged-out eyes
now bare hollow sockets
vacant in their stare.
Morsels of choice parts 
deftly stripped or torn away—
and gutted...

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Categories: new york, imagery, urban,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Commenter's, I Thank You
Now where does this Highlander start
To thank those commenter's, present and past
So many read and absorbed
Their kindness to me always lasts

Dr.Ram and Carol Brown
My African...

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Categories: new york, on writing and words, people, places,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Castle On The Hill

Upon a grassy hill, so long ago,
there stood a lovely 'castle', tall and white;
was built in eighteen eighty-six, aglow
with cozy rooms and firesides burning bright....

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Categories: new york, house, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Ante Bellum
“ANTE BELLUM”


BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged...

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Categories: new york, america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hey, That's My Money
Well, I see that Congress is proposin' another trillion dollar spree!
Those inept buffoons must think money grows upon a tree!
The treasury is crankin' out bales...

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Categories: new york, funny, political, money,
Form: Rhyme
Socialites
Socialites

those was good days.
sneakin' out the bedroom window
tryin' harder not to wrinkle our frocks
than not to wake momma

runnin' down the dusty road
with pointy-toe pumps in...

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Categories: new york, lifenight, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Not Even Close
A musical throng of 400,000 strong invaded a dairy farm in New York in 1969,
 which set fire to the 70’s; but there was no...

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Categories: new york, growing up, life, nostalgia, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
Eileen
Eileen was born 80 1/2 years ago
on the first day of winter on the ground a bit of snow
with a twinkle in her eyes and...

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Categories: new york, for her, mom, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Escalating the Muse




"Escalating the Muse"



Written on the body
passive complacence
stretches sharp ink 
etched pain in the soul
then real beauty 
from the 
Book of Truth, 

a page moored
in transparent...

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Categories: new york, muse, truth, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lavern Baker
Oh with a soul of fire
baby you’ll be crying,
like a heavenly choir
Tra la la, Jim Dandy,
oh how long will it be?
I can’t love you enough.
You,...

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Categories: new york, dedication, love, night,
Form: Rhyme
Titanic
They hailed her as the empress of the waves
Supreme upon the ocean’s vast domain,
Yet those who watched her launch, and bid ‘Godspeed’,
Could never have foreseen...

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Categories: new york, death, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A bit of humour to kick start the week




FRED THE PERV.

Kinky Fred stole knickers off the line
One summer night his haul totalled nine
His spree ended in tears
Got an extra ten years
When Judge Sue...

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Categories: new york, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member IXXI
the fire an awful splendour in sapphire sky - then the towers were gone...

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Categories: beauty, loss, new york,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Hello Bad Boys
FINAL EPISODE OF PURE FANTASY
Hello Bad Boys!

The starry, twilight zone high above, this night
With it’s shooting stars, and the moon, so bright,
Looked heavenly, even Venus,...

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Categories: new york, earth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bill Disney - DIZZY


If you ever drive through our small Oregon Town
You won't help but notice the house that's run down
A man called Bill Disney lived there for...

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Categories: new york, death, fire, funeral,
Form: Rhyme
All Lives Matter
Fear is what they clothe them in.
Fear of losing their life because of one mistake.
Fear of losing their life because an officer is having 
a...

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Categories: new york, abuse, allusion, america, betrayal, black african
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member 13 Original States
•	Connecticut
•	New Hampshire
•	New York
•	New Jersey
•	Massachusetts
•	Pennsylvania
•	Delaware
•	Virginia
•	North Carolina
•	South Carolina
•	Georgia
•	Rhode Island
•	Maryland

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Categories: new york, history, immigration,
Form: List