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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,



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,

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,

Premium Member Tribute to Daniel
“In this life there’s been heartache and pain”
How could I begin to find love again
Desperado walking a tightrope
I looked down and Daniel gave me hope
...

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Categories: new york, dedication, lost lovelife, love,

Premium Member West is the best
California
Sunny, warm 
Swimming, boating, sunning
Sky, airplane, ocean, seashells
Skiing, sledding, snowball throwing
Cold, blistery
New York City
...

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Categories: beach, nature, new york,

Premium Member Who's Who
Who's who in the New York Zoo? 
Said the clown with a funny face.
Many different cultures.
Within the human race.
Who's who in the New York Zoo?...

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Categories: city, culture, new york,

Premium Member The High Line
Elevated railroad tracks
Abandoned long ago
Have been transformed into a place
Where grass and flowers grow.

With benches made of wood or stone
And artwork interspersed,
The desolation and despair
Have...

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Categories: new york,

Premium Member Showing off the City
In a city as big as New Yawk,
There’s so much at which tourists can gawk
But the locals’ fast pace
May be hard to embrace
So if guiding...

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Categories: new york,

Mr Cokeman
You see I've been misunderstood majority of my life
Its as though if living were war 
then im the knife
Its not my fault society embraces suicide
Label...

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© John Floyd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new york, black african american, dark,

Valintines- Our Year In Love
It was 2014,
how could I forget?
Most gorgeous woman i'd ever seen,
and yes, you were smoking my brand of cigarette!

Outside Starbucks sipping coffee,
in the most beautiful...

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Categories: new york, cute love, feelings, imagery,

Premium Member The Pied Piper from New York City - Part Two
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part Two

This is quite despicable and very inappropriate for someone holding the 
“Highest Office in Our Land.”...

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Categories: new york, allusion, america, betrayal, corruption,

Urban Legend-Gators in NYC
Two teens shoveling snow that February day,
wanting to hurry up so they could play,
quickly shoveling heaping piles of snow,
into an open 1935 NYC manhole,

Seeing something...

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Categories: animal, new york, remembrance

Premium Member 20,000 Bees
A cart selling hot dogs and such
Was suddenly sharp to the touch
Because thousands of bees,
Eschewing Chinese,
Thought a frank they would like very much.

They swarmed to...

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Categories: nature, new york,

Moonbeam Mari Anne
  The Moonbeam Mari Anne
A poem by Brett Somers 

The moonbeam graced the Austin sky,
The Mari Anne spirit whisking by.  Spreading her love,
Her...

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Categories: new york, creation, friend, magic, new

New York City
I live in the city that never sleeps
Time square lights shine
While the sun creeps.
Homeless men rush to the big tin can 
Of left over meals
Teens...

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Categories: new york, community, environment, humor, new

The Day the Eagle Cried
We will never forget exactly where we were, 
	We will never forget exactly what we were doing, 
		We could never forget the loss we felt...

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Categories: new york, day, death, friendship, lost,

NEW YORK CITY
A llegiance to no other VICE except a NEW YORK CITY ATTITUDE
B oroughs Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten island, take your pick
C ity that...

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Categories: new york, abuse, adventure, anxiety, basketball,

Premium Member 9-11 Enter Bare
Enter Bare

Nocturnal screams of voices beamed
Through sacrificial sacred skies
Insanity on a killing spree
With tears crusted crucified cries

On Angels wings flying thin
As the multitudes will divinely...

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Categories: dedication, new york, remember,

he is leaving home
                        ...

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Categories: new york, absence, angel, betrayal, business,

Premium Member THE DAY THE STATUE OF LIBERTY CRIED
THE DAY THE STATUE OF LIBERTY CRIED


It was September eleventh two thousand one
A day the entire world was stunned
Two unopposed aircraft entered New York City
Leaving...

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Categories: new york,

young American days

              
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Categories: new york, absence, america, art, books,

Premium Member Flicker of hope
The abyss so deep so profound
It didn't thwart our efforts
It made us strong of mind
Gave us a sense of unity
To see thru the light
At the...

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Categories: america, dedication, new york,

Opening Day
Bronx bound on New Jersey's Transit tracks,
Direct no stops,
Penn Stations up next,
I jumped on the "D" express to 161st,
Opening Day,
Yeah, the kid in me is...

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Categories: new york, appreciation, baseball, games, new

The 2014 Stanley Cup Final
THE 2014 STANLEY CUP FINAL

The grand stage. The big dance on the ice.
Two teams have overcome against their competitors
To try and conquer the ultimate prize...
The...

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Categories: new york, desire, destiny, hero, hockey,

Premium Member Variations in c note
               



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Categories: new york, cool, dance, music, new