New York City

September 28, 2009
Vendors selling,
People yelling,
The streets are alive once more.

Cell phones ringing
Students dreaming
Many opportunities are in store.

Sirens wailing
Big ships sailing
Watching the statue in the bay.

Money spending
Postcard sending
Gee I wish I could stay.

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my_poetry said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 4:57 pm
Well, I must say I love your poem! I've lived in NY my whole life and you've captured this NY spirit so wonderfully.
CourtenayGThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 2:16 pm
I love this !
Skreid said...
Aug. 13, 2011 at 4:13 pm
Exactly how I feel about the big Apple.  I'm going back after I finish high school. :)
nikkigonefishin said...
May 17, 2011 at 10:19 pm
AWESOME!! I would like 2 go 2 NY and ur imagery made me picture NY the way I hav imagined.
croww said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 2:15 pm
ive been to new york and u nailed it!! you really captured the true essence of new york life
MeganElizabeth said...
Nov. 22, 2010 at 4:41 pm
I LOVE this! It makes me want to just spend a day in New York and people watch and observe everything. 
Kelley S. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 8, 2010 at 10:20 am
this is so amazingly ironic cuz my 8th grade class just got back from a week long trip there last week it was so amazing but texas will always be my fav<333 i loved you r poem
AlexSerino said...
Apr. 16, 2010 at 9:18 am
I Love New York City :D
connellys said...
Oct. 15, 2009 at 5:21 pm
While I was reading this poem, I could easily picture New York City, even without reading the title. I was impressed by how well you described what you see, or even think of, when you are in New York, or just hearing of the place. When you said "Watching the statue in the bay," I pictured someone sitting on a park bench in New York, just staring at the Statue of Liberty as the sun sets. Also, when you say, "Vendors selling, People yelling, The streets are alive once more,"... (more »)
ZiXiang Z. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 12, 2009 at 4:15 pm
awww, i'll gladly trade my NYC residence with your place in UT! nice job.
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