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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.
The Schock Od An Outsider
New Yorkers, in general, are very notorious for walking way too fast, not moderately: it's seen as an unpleasant remark; tourists keep think to themselves, " They're funny! " It's a stereotype they mock, " Do New Yorkers ever...Read More
Categories: new york, bullying, character, discrimination, emotions,
Form: Narrative



Ode to NYC
I gave my heart away to you On the night that new year drew The Sinatra chimes and yellow vines Sleeplessly anew City of dreams, built on piano keys And indie structures melodies I left my heart in San Francisco** But i...Read More
Categories: new year, new york,
Form: Ode
Evening at Portofino Ristorante
the dining hall is half empty because it is friday - shabbat and good jews light candles at home not such a good jew i am out with my female friend both of us dressed for the late winter evening conversation...Read More
Categories: death, new york, nostalgia,
Form: Blank verse
The Chilling Winter Storm
Dark clouds fill the horizon. sweeping through the sky like soldiers going to battle, layers and layers of clouds spreading all around hunkering in th ground where destiny is bound, I can feel the wind chill...Read More
Categories: new york, art, business, change, cheer
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member the symphony
New York City is like a cobblestone symphony, where jackhammers and footsteps form the rhythmic timpani, sirens and honking taxis, are the cymbals, that provide sudden bursts of energy, traffic’s hum could be the violins and pigeon squawk...Read More
Categories: new york, emotions, environment, fun, holiday,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member ah, wassailing!
We’re in NYC - at last - on Christmas vacation, and it feels like a pardon. It’s amazing what can happen in just a few wild and change-filled hours. One minute, seemingly, you’re in a picture...Read More
Categories: new york, christmas, holiday, humor, new
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crusaders
I’m finally ready discovered it yesterday while walking on Madison and 74th. The times of destruction are gone bending is not breaking a trip is not always a fall . A message to haters:We...Read More
Categories: new york, character, courage, endurance, future,
Form: Free verse
I'm Just a Brick
I'm a brick and oh so lonely, sitting here a hundred years. Dry as dirt...oh if only I could shed a single tear. Here's my story, forty stories, up way high above the ground. To the left and to the right, looking...Read More
Categories: new york, absence, age, depression, identity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member twilight rising
I love it when Lisa and I take our show out and, on the road, like this twilight helicopter flight, from New Haven to LaGuardia. I’m so excited about tonight, it’s possible that I might implode. The rotor...Read More
Categories: new york, boyfriend, flying, holiday, new
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hearts in Jerusalem
Living simply rejoicing in their callings He, a shoemaker finest quality long-lasting leather She, a seamstress ...Read More
Categories: new york, jewish, journey, joy, new
Form: Free verse
The Best Day In New York
The best day in New York is when The Marathon takes place, For people from all walks of life Come out to see the race. If the weather gods cooperate And it is crisp and clear, Then the multitudes plus music...Read More
Categories: new york, race,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last Organ Grinder
In New York City- Nineteen thirty-six, the crowds had gathered for a final show; none playing the next day- no more to see of organ grinders coming to their streets. Throughout the city, all those places where they came around...Read More
Categories: farewell, music, new york,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Fall Break
In New Haven, Lisa misses the sad, dark, city aesthetics of her hometown. Its crime podcast vibe, actinic crime-lighting and sirens in the distance, that lull her to sleep like lullabies. She has a disturbingly...Read More
Categories: new york, food, friendship, fun, humor,
Form: Free verse
Shoe Stop
When day care classes take a stroll, In line with lime green smocks, They look so cute while navigating New York City blocks. With grown-ups at the front and back And sometimes in-between, They move along, accustomed to This urban life routine. Though...Read More
Categories: appreciation, children, new york,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Skyscraper
high rise get high rays and wetter on wet days closer to aeroplanes in lanes like cars soldiers of concrete steel feet in wars in pillars like Lot’s wife or muggers with sharp knife hanging in blocks or flocks stabbing the sky...Read More
Categories: new york, analogy, city, fun, imagery,
Form: Rhyme

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