21+ Poems About New York City: The Big Apple

When you think of New York, what comes to mind? The bright lights of Broadway? The towering skyscrapers of Wall Street? Or the hustle and bustle of the city streets? Whether you’re a native New Yorker or just visiting for a few days, there’s no denying this city has a special magic. 

In this post, we’ve gathered some poems that capture the essence of New York. So sit back, relax, and enjoy reading about one of the most fascinating cities in the world!

What Are The Best Poems About New York?


It’s hard to sum up the Big Apple in just a few words or poems, but that’s what makes it so unique. Whether you’re a born and raised New Yorker or have only visited once, there’s something about this city that draws people in and keeps them coming back for more. 

Is there a poem that we missed? Let us know in the poetry community – we would love to hear your thoughts on NYC poetry!

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