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Basketball Poems | Examples of Basketball Poetry

Basketball Poems - Examples of all types of basketball poetry to share and read. This list of basketball poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Whether you like coaching, watching, or playing b-ball or hoops you know that it is a beautiful, poetically athletic, and artistic sport. From rim-shaking dunks to Michael Jordan like ballet, NBA or college basketball is inspirational. Basketball is not a sport; it's a lifestyle. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of basketball poetry. This list of works about basketball is an excellent resource for examples of how to write basketball poems.
Early mornings Life calls for help I quiver with pain Maid comes in She brings me A mug of unsweetened tea Tea without milk Is medicine for The stealth...Read More
Categories: basketball, abuse, analogy, angst, art,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Leave your pride Understand the meaning of sacrifice Lift open your eyes I am not an angry child I am just someone who has shunned pride Please try to think in a new style We were created to head towards the...Read More
Categories: age, august, basketball, beach,
Form: Light Verse
COURT DISASTER I survey the court with a cock-eyed view From the top of the basketball pole. My hoop hangs it head in abject shame, And the players look up in dismay The man who erected me got it all...Read More
Categories: basketball, drink,
Form: Free verse
Filched Physiognomy Mine revisited
Filched Physiognomy – Mine revisited! Absolute zero escape velocity guts dance sing days (contra and square), cuz metabolic full abundance abdominal adipose tissue acceptance not in accordance with light as a feather miss lost acquaintance the boy within forced admittance as sure man tanks of...Read More
Categories: basketball, absence, addiction, age, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hoops and Hops
Now I’m not a guy likes to dunk, But this overseas backboard is junk. For the costs I’ve incurred, I should beat Larry Byrd, Or hit a three-pointer, I’d thunk. See, the front of the rim always droops, And that makes...Read More
Categories: basketball, drink,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Wave Goodbye
For more than two years, we’ve been riding a tsunami, now surfing the sixth viral wave and we’ve all become amateur epidemiologists. Hooray for MRNA, but variants keep emerging and we’re all getting tired of the Greek alphabet. Me,...Read More
Categories: basketball, change,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Final Four
Two storied teams Creme-de-la-creme Yet one has to lose To sing the blues Tear-stained its dreams ______________________ University of North Carolina nipped Duke University in a game for the ages tonight, 81-77, and goes on to play Kansas for the...Read More
Categories: basketball, class, cry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member tourney weather
red buds are blooming song birds are swooning tonight, on the weather they say it will snow cardinal's crooning mushrooms are mooning temperatures dropping the wind's going to blow spring in the south is the craziest season winter's reluctant not ready to go eighties and twenties within...Read More
Categories: basketball, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Annoying Basketball Kid 2009
It was to be a lazy afternoon spent at a nearby park. Jordan, Anthony, and I swung on the swings and climbed their wooden structure & the gazebo. We...Read More
Categories: basketball, 10th grade, age, anger,
Form: Prose
Who am I
I might cry Don't hurt my feelings I might cry Don't underestimate my sense of being I might cry If you let loose anger on me I might cry Because I am not a maid I might cry You called me a waif The loaf...Read More
Categories: basketball, abuse, age, allah, anniversary,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member I Never Knew
Never missed an NBA championship until this year Never missed a World Series until this year Never missed a Super Bowl until this year Never knew what I was missing ...Read More
Categories: absence, baseball, basketball, football,
Form: Free verse
I believe in love I do not like the lonesome night I love the caress of the day. You see I was born in may Believe me,I do obey The tunes of a humdrum way How I love prunes The moon does...Read More
Categories: basketball, age, anxiety, appreciation, april,
Form: Ballad
Hatam Tai
1.Kya ap kay paas Qaroon jitna khazana hai? 2.Bhai suna hai ap goldsmith ho. 3.Khuda nay ap ko bohat diya hai. 4.Ap ka dil darya hai baqi sab samundar hai. 5.Bhai garebon ko darya me dubki laganay do. 6.Mooj hai...Read More
Categories: allusion, arabic, baseball, basketball,
Form: List
I'm dating Ariana
Wedding tonight...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, basketball, bullying,
Form: ABC
McClendon's Break
Streaking, dashing, breaking away Up, up the tempo the McClendon way Getting wide and filling the lanes Assisting the open man with two points to gain Upbeat, back and forth, fast, and then faster Sitting and watching, a spectator's delight,...Read More
Categories: basketball, beautiful, black love,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Basketball Poems

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