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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.
Fairytale of New York
For three little pigs, there was no wolf, no house of twigs, no huff, huff, puff. Just three little pigs, all far too daft, all far too thick, and far too fat. These three little pigs, all from the woods, set sail to where, a statue...Read More
Categories: new york, adventure, animal, children, new
Form: Rhyme

the blackest day: revisited
as the Towers die away alone on a beach where thunderheads Roll where I stood far from shards of glass fire, horror, disaster they televised only elemental chaos cold rains passed through a nation's heart then through...Read More
Categories: new york, allegory, america, angst, change,
Form: Free verse
Outdoor Dining
I ate in an outdoor shed today; The cold did not stand in my way. I wasn’t bothered by the noise Of traffic which, at times, annoys. Construction sounds, like drills and booms Or buses spewing noxious fumes Could not create...Read More
Categories: happy, new york,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Too Busy Complaining about Texas to Take Care of Business Back Home
New York State voters just voted down Same-day Voter Registration leaving...Read More
Categories: new york, perspective, political,
Form: Political Verse
Watching the Marathon
One block from my apartment Is the 18-mile mark Where the runners pass from 10 a.m. Until it’s way past dark. I love to join the cheering throngs Lined up along the street, Who clap and shout support For all those pavement-pounding...Read More
Categories: new york, race,
Form: Rhyme

Cops Unmasked
There are policemen in the subways Who refuse to wear their masks. Ironic, since enforcement Of that rule’s among their tasks. When a patron on the platform Asked some cops if they’d obey, They at first pretended that because His mask...Read More
Categories: new york, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'That Day' 9-11-2001
You’re just watching T.V. Then a horror you see It’s beyond comprehension “That can’t be … it just can’t be Eyes should see things lovely Not what they say that day If we turned off the programs Would the images … go...Read More
Categories: new york, anxiety, death, loss, new
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Twitchell Lake
Along a winding, dirt-worn road, mother and I explored the unknown. Years of travel were exposed Where eroded potholes and pebbles sank and Leaves whirled and stirred On our way To Twitchell Lake. Through hilltops and valleys We travelled along Every bend...Read More
Categories: beautiful, change, new york,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Top Cat Officer Dibble
Officer Dibble Always will quibble Whatever Top Cat does. But it's Top Cat who gets the buzz. Top Cat ...Read More
Categories: cat, new york,
Form: Clerihew
Saw a blurb on MetFest Held today, at the museum.* Musical performances Outdoors – I had to see ‘em. A former stomping ground Pre-Covid, but it’s been a while. Once there, ‘twas like I never left; I couldn’t help but smile. The melting...Read More
Categories: new york, today,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member anniversary-haiku
anniversary melted mangled mist tall cross first responders fade...Read More
Categories: new york, 7th grade, america, anniversary,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Lovers Of New York
the rain that drowned the sidewalks dampened down the nighttime heat creating steam through manholes from the pipes beneath the street and set against this backdrop of a vibrant city beat swarms of taxis stung the air with horns stuck on repeat while...Read More
Categories: america, love, new york,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 911, 20 Years Later
20 years ago, ...Read More
Categories: america, new york, september,
Form: Verse
The Eleventh Day of September
The Eleventh Day of September I had cherished the dream of walking up and down the endless lanes and avenues Of a city celebrated for its illustrious and peaceful intensity and universal fame. The images still vivid in...Read More
Categories: anniversary, new york, september,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Quarterfinal
US Open fun Novak versus Matteo ~ Wimbledon rematch Poet’s note: As I post this, Djokovic and Berrettini are tied in the first set 4 - 4....Read More
Categories: new york, sports,
Form: Haiku

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