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Best Trenton Poems

Below are the all-time best Trenton poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of trenton poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Attack on Trenton
Men, I know this is Christmas Night.
However, remember we have a war to fight.
His Majesty’s forces have had us occupied.
Our freedom and well-being is something...

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Categories: trenton, adventure, history, holiday,
Form: Rhyme



Summer's In Trenton
Summer's In Trenton


Driving through Trenton,

kids laugh and giggle,

as they play in the fountain

of water shooting high

into the air from the

fire hydrant.



Prostitutes

smile and wave at

us as...

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Categories: trenton, places, seasons, urban
Form: Free verse
Paeon To A Trenton Victory
Johann Rall and his Hessian men are defeated this harsh chilled day.
Washington routed these troops at a small Trenton town with surprise.
Crossing the raw Delaware...

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Categories: trenton, war,
Form: Rhyme
porch on trenton
sitting comfy and cozy relaxed on the porch 
wishing this candle could produce the light of a torch
writing these words helps to pass time
a gift...

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Categories: trenton, angst, faith, introspection, on
Form: I do not know?
Washington's Miracle, Part I
In December 1776
the revolution was at a low ebb,
the patriots had lost at Long Island
and the survivors through New Jersey fled.

Desertion was high as many...

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Categories: trenton, america, conflict, courage, history,
Form: Epic



Washington's Miracle, Part II
...It also left their powder pretty wet,
but their was something command had foreseen,
and they brought extra artillery guns,
less vulnerable to the moisture’s sheen.

Washington hoped they’d...

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Categories: trenton, america, conflict, courage, history,
Form: Epic
Choose to be Happy
Choose to be Happy


I am happy because I choose to be; my life is far from perfect.

Others are content but I make conscious choices to...

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Categories: trenton, beauty, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tea Time
"Steeped" in resentment at usurious taxes, a Revolution was "brewing!"
History records that the Boston Tea Party was to be the Brits undoing!
An anguished groan was...

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Categories: trenton, history
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Terror from New Jersey's Devil
New Jersey was still a king’s colony
in the 1700s when Mrs. Leeds
awaited the birth of child thirteen.

In pain during labor she cried a curse!
The Quaker...

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Categories: trenton, fear, history,
Form: Rhyme
THE TEACHER
There once was a teacher from Trenton
who tried, but he couldn't keep his belt on,
His pants they would fall
on his knees he would crawl,
And the...

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Categories: trenton, funny,
Form: Limerick
ODE TO BARRY
ODE TO BARRY

There was an old codger named Barry
For our firm daily, he'd drive and he'd carry
With a grin and a wink, he'd tell jokes...

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Categories: trenton, friend, fun,
Form: Limerick
Brazilian Wax
Note:  According to the Trenton NJ newspaper, NJ Considered Ban on Bare-it-
all “Brazilian” Wax due to complications suffered by some.

I know it's not about...

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Categories: trenton, business, health, politicalbody,
Form: Rhyme
Atlantic City
MEGAPLIER: NO
Pick-3 Green ball 
double draw is back.
February offers
Earn up to $3,000!
Cash value at Taj Mahal
2X tier points
Before you begin playing,
Activate the 2x tier point...

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Categories: trenton, games, money, travel,
Form: Free verse
Ernie Kovacs
You were born in 1919 in Trenton, New Jersey,
Television would be your medium for comedy.
Your first appearance to the public was in 1950.
This was an...

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Categories: trenton, dedicationwife,
Form: Rhyme
GENERAL WASHINGTON
GENERAL WASHINGTON


Once in command, he boxed in the British 
At Boston where he captured Dorchester Heights,
Overlooking the Brits at his mercy 
As his men took...

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© Tom Zart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trenton, history, passion, visionary, men,
Form: ABC
friend
he is my freind
he is my life
he is the best friend ever
he is the shoulder i cry on
he nows all my secerts
i love him aaf
he...

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Categories: trenton, peopleme, me,
Form: I do not know?
Wishing
Wishing I was there, wishing you were still here
I know your struggle was hard and the thought of you parting we always feared
As I pick...

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Categories: trenton, faith, family, friendship, funeral,
Form: I do not know?
Song of the Minuteman
I am the minuteman
and I’ll lay thyself in a grave,
whether from distant lands
or if you’re just from down the lane,
Stand against freedom and
I will treat...

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Categories: trenton, america, conflict, courage, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
What The Rabble Have Done
They taxed us without our consent,
we who though we were Englishmen,
said we had no say in governance,
so we simply boycotted them,
threw their tea into the...

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Categories: trenton, adventure, america, england, history,
Form: Rhyme
CRYING IS GOOD
its release trenton
this i won't mention
hurting in side
open eyes wide
let tears of fear
fall  as i recall
its well under stood
CRYING IS GOOD...

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Categories: trenton, adventure, depression,
Form: Light Verse
Amtrak
Amtrak



Work Ethic and I are at a crowded Penn Station
standing in front of the Big Board, 
waiting for our track to flash.

A few move up...

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Categories: trenton, travel,
Form: Free verse