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Afl Poems

Afl Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of afl poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for afl.

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Robinsons Wimbledon Weekend
Two decades ago this story began
Founded by one of the Robinson Clan.
The weekend is always the second in July
Its the gathering of a unique group of guys.

In honour of The Late Arthur L. Heron
Who would be swinging his clubs in...Read More
Categories: afl, friendship, fun, golf, happy, humor, sports, vacation,
Form: Rhyme



Robbie's Lament
Robbie will not bump no more
The dance is dead he knows the score
For the AFL it’s sad to say
Has made the rule just run away
For the best training film will be
Brave Sir Robin run away you go free.

With apologies to...Read More
Categories: afl, sports,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member ODE TO THE AFL
ODE TO THE AFL!!!  (Melbourne, Australia, a unique whimsy)

Are footy fanatics,
Total raving lunatics? 
The flag's in the bag!
We've got some lively lads,
Best we've ever had!
Peter Pans on pot,
The flags that time forgot,
Footy finals fever,
Talk about dream weavers!
Footy finals phobias,
TV...Read More
Categories: afl, appreciation, devotion, football, fun, sports,
Form: Free verse
Happy Father's Day with Mom in Heaven Dad - I LOVE AND MISS BOTH Of YOU
For my Dad and Mom (Dorothy) on Fathers Day.

 Albin J. Gruhn who passed away at the age of 94 years young. I Love You Dad and I am missing you so much! Robert

When Albin Gruhn got his card from...Read More
Categories: afl, father, mother, parents,
Form: Dramatic monologue
About My Father - Albin - Who has passed away - So proud of you Dad - Greatest Labor Leader Ever
The following is about my beloved father Albin J. Gruhn who passed away at the age of 94 years young. I Love You Dad and I am missing you so much! Robert

When Albin Gruhn got his card from the loggers...Read More
Categories: afl, father, hero, leadership, life,
Form: Narrative



VA DEATH WAITING LIST - Update - from original post 05-15-14 Shinseki Resigns - Actually Fired
Below is my original post from 2 weeks ago, President Obama has 
announced that VA Secretary Shinseki has resigned "voluntarily" from
his position, but let's face the fact the President fired him behind closed doors
so that Shinseki could save face and...Read More
Categories: afl, abuse, death, veterans day,
Form: Narrative
MAYA ANGELOU - A National and World Poetic Treasure - We will miss You
My dear dearest Maya, 

This fellow poet and friend grieves so at your passing,

You were a most wonderful world poetess,

Still, you were much much more,

That wonderful dancer in you gracing the stage,

So many enjoyed your effortless swan-like movements,

Then again, you...Read More
Categories: afl, bereavement, celebration, love, poetess,
Form: Narrative
The AFL-NFL Championship Game
The first game was played in California;
LA Coliseum the arena.
Here, you may have a doubt.
The game was not sold out.
This is just some more useless trivia.

The Packers were led by Vince Lombardi.
Hank Stram brought his Chiefs from Kansas City.
In this...Read More
Categories: afl, history, sports
Form: Limerick
ANIMAL ACTIVIST
ANIMAL ACTIVIST


Union  activist actually – Animal Branch, dude. 
My union buddies  are thinking it‘s intolerably rude
To have penguin members  thrown fish  -    an insult.  
It should be politely offered, like to any...Read More
Categories: afl, funnydog, water, dog, water,
Form: Couplet
HYPHENATED AMERICANS
HYPHENATED AMERICANS

You have the biggies like Chinese-Americans
And Latino-Americans and German-Americans;
And miniscule groups like Armenian-Americans
Or   Bosnia-and-Herzegovinan-Americans;
But why do we never hear of  English-Americans,
Scottish-Americans or Welsh-Americans?
Sound weird  don’t they?  Kinda unnecessary.
Anyone ever heard of Canadian-Americans?
Or Australian- ...Read More
Categories: afl, funny
Form: Free verse