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New York Poems | Examples of New York Poetry

New York Poems. Below are examples of poems about new york. This list of new york poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of new york poetry. This list of works about new york is an excellent resource for examples on how to write new york poems.

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List of New York Poems

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Premium Member Poem Through the Soot ilene bauer Limerick new york,
Premium Member Poem 20,000 Bees ilene bauer Limerick nature, new york,
STREET LAMP kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Prose Poetry adventure, care, new york,
Premium Member Poem The Sparrows ilene bauer Rhyme bird, new york,
Premium Member Poem NY NY -- the road in the fork Gershon Wolf Rhyme film, music, new york,
Premium Member Poem The Pigeons ilene bauer Rhyme bird, new york,
Premium Member Poem Under the Overpass ilene bauer Rhyme life, morning, new york,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 34 -West Side Story Mark Toney Haiku new york, conflict, courage, dance, music,
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Premium Member Poem Metropolitan Benjamin Toney Free verse new york, sad, song,
Premium Member Poem Rights -- to Riots Gershon Wolf Rhyme chicago, conflict, new york,

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Oscar-ku 17 -Going My Way
by Mark Toney
young progressive priest
financially failing Church. . .
swinging on a star






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, film, humorous, inspirational, new

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I know we're better together
by John Hamilton
(I know we're) better together

She said:“it’s cold in New York City”, 
and… she’s been thinking of me,
I said: I thank you for your thoughts, 
but…...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, absence, devotion, farm, longing,

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On the Streets of New York
by ilene bauer
More people trudge on every block
Than live in many towns,
Their faces blank or manifesting
Current ups or downs.

I check out what they’re wearing
And the way they...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york,

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The Catalogue
by ilene bauer
A children’s catalogue arrived
Along with other mail.
I don’t know why I got it;
That ship long ago set sail.

Of course, I am a nana;
There are grandkids...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, new york,

New York
by Jun Gonzales
She glimmers by the darkness of the sea
To welcome those who seek true liberty
This apple of the earth tempts all to see
The truth that nothing...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, pashto, places,

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East River Sighting
by ilene bauer
Nestled 'neath an overpass
A homeless guy camps out.
I pass his tent each morning
On my exercising route.

He has a lovely river view
And has no rent to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york,

music
by dwayne williams
They say you don't use it you lose it.
My ears hungry for music.It's in my DNA.
I think about it all day. 
I remember as a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, music, new york,

God's Uncle
by Steve Zak
He must have been God’s Uncle.
There could be no other explanation. 
Shaking his bent hand in anger
At the New York sidewalk, a forlorn
Shadow of what...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: god, new york, religion,

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Helicopter Crash
by ilene bauer
The passengers were strapped in tight,
Excited for their twilight flight.
To get a close-up city view,
The doors were open as they flew.

One selfie shows a beaming...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: flying, new york,

Elf
by Becca Crummitt
There once was a man named Buddy 

Whose life was pretty darn cruddy 

He thought he was an elf 

Then found his new self 

And...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, 10th grade, adventure, christmas,

Alert Alert Alert
by Patricia LeDuc

Alert Alert Alert

A bomb in New Jersey
A bomb in New York
Two bombs not detonated yet

Is this a distraction or a warning to come?
To see what...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, allah, america, angst, fear,

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No Concrete Reason
by ilene bauer
Barriers to buildings
Are familiar to us here.
Right after 9/11’s shock,
They started to appear.

But just this week I noticed
Something added to the stock – 
At a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york,

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A Schmutzy Day
by ilene bauer
The weatherman's announcement: "Hey,
It's gonna be a schmutzy day!
With howling winds and rain in sheets,
It won't be fun on city streets.

This news report just wouldn't...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york,

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Sliding Scale
by ilene bauer
If you’ve been to New York, I’ll bet
You paid a visit to the Met.
It is the premier place to start
If on your plate you want...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york,

The Inspector
by Ibidun O.
I- Inspector T inspects the place.
N- Nook and cranny is what catches his eye.
S- Suspecting every element in this room can take time.
P- People mostly...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, allegory, character, environment, integrity,

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Breaking the Surface
by ilene bauer
Way beneath the ground, the subway
Rolls and rumbles on the track,
All the cars equipped with brightness
The surrounding tunnels lack.

We take all of that for granted
As...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, travel,

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Two Trains
by ilene bauer
The railroad ride was smooth as silk
Though it was ten degrees.
The train was just a minute late –
No time to feel the freeze.

We passed through...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york,

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IXXI
by Geoffrey Brewer
the fire an awful splendour in sapphire sky - then the towers were gone...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, loss, new york,

Icy New York Night
by Matthew Anish
The New Year sill be here soon and the air 
is frigid in Gotham 

The winds are blowing and people outside 
are all bundled up...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: new york, poetry, urban,

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Henry in the City
by ilene bauer
We took Henry* on the subway,
On the streets and on the bus
And he got into the rhythm,
Rarely kicking up a fuss.

Just as long as we...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandson, new york,