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New York Poems | Examples of New York Poetry

New York Poems - Examples of all types of new york poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for new york.

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Premium Member My Environs
My environs, filled with sirens, Rarely seems serene. Add some snow plows to the mix And picture what I mean. Yes, it’s gritty in the city But, in years gone by, There was vibrancy as well, A permanent supply. Now the flavor I’d...Read More
Categories: city, new york,
Form: Rhyme

Brooklyn, New York is my hometown, There's always something going down. So many different places, Religions, and races, Walking so fast you'll only get a glimpse of their faces. A huge melting pot located in the County of Kings, Where...Read More
Categories: new york, appreciation, childhood, city, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Voorhies Avenue
I dream of a time when it was raining. skies draped in sheets of nighttime I'm hiding... barefoot I feel the sensation of the chills sent up my spine by the cold windowsill. the lights on the streets blurred the pavement glimmered what...Read More
Categories: childhood, happy, new york,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Watching The News
Glued to the TV Can't stop surfing news channels Want to know it all Nothing on TV Can hold my attention like MSNBC CNN has me Mesmerized with interviews Larry King is 'King' But it's all fake news My apologies to King He does tell the...Read More
Categories: new york, age, allusion, america, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Underground New Yorkers
We come out in full force after the oldies die in their beds Some are wearing dog collars with spikes, and leather chaps We crawl out of our day jobs, dragging our electric guitars The gyrating and strobe...Read More
Categories: new york,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Manhattan Manahatta Memories
Upon asking a lone Lenape what happened to their tribal home; so soulful that he barely told me the tragic tale of how it had gone. The white man thought he coyly took it a thing that he can't ever...Read More
Categories: new york, earth, lost, memory, native
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Year Of Struggle
Any tourist visiting the Big Apple has noticed a big change in attitude; everyone rushes by looking sad and acting rude, " Our city has gone through a year of struggle!" All cafes are shutting down, my City Cafe'...Read More
Categories: new york, appreciation, celebrity, city, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Film Shoot
There’s a movie shoot in my neighborhood And lots of signs announce That all parked cars for 4 blocks ‘round Must move or police will pounce. By 3 p.m. the vehicles Still there could then be towed, Plus fined for violation...Read More
Categories: car, film, new york,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wilderness Is Always Beautiful
The wilderness is always beautiful, whenever one stumbles upon it and everywhere one looks, it's blissful to spend an entire afternoon exploring it! Sit by that small pond loved by skylarks and observe frogs leaping while a golden...Read More
Categories: new york, books, inspirational, memory, nature,
Form: Rhyme
WHAT I’VE KICKED OFF MY BUCKET LIST. Kicked off to do’s before I knew, the term called,” Bucket List.”. What we teens termed, “chasing our star” ”our dream” or … our heart’s “wish.” With twenty -five bucks chased dream,...Read More
Categories: new york, adventure, blessing, courage, new
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Long Ago Long Island
The mournful gray year before, our young handsome President, taken from us, the American people, next year, Massapequa, 1964, crew cut teenage boys in Eisenhower jackets, their freckled faces of youth, our barn red modest home on Cedar Street, summer recreation...Read More
Categories: new york, age, dream, growing up,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lady Liberty Still Stands Proud in New York Harbor
When did the arms of Lady Liberty turn inwards Her torch extinguished; her poem long forgotten? You have heard me say it often since begotten That which makes America greatest is her diversity. As a child, I learned some...Read More
Categories: new york, america, history, language, new
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Covid Workers
to sail your tiny vessel, upon such giant seas when every wind or frothy spray may bring you to your knees with kin to cunning and the courage of a lion we applaud you everyday for even tryin’ ...Read More
Categories: new york, appreciation, career, community, devotion,
Form: Couplet
Miss Manners Tiers
When Jan and Ilene did New York Their lunch was disturbed by a fork Left hand or right? Wait! What a fright! Its Trump's New York! Quick! Sniff the cork!...Read More
Categories: new york,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Better together
(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… why don’t you just let me be… (yeah, let me be) She...Read More
Categories: new york, farewell, goodbye, heartbreak, i
Form: Lyric

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