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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.

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I am alive
I am a fruit I am the truth I am the root cause Of all your blues....Read More
Categories: basketball, abortion, allusion, art, aubade,
Form: Free verse

Millionaire Salaries and Perks
Nobody from my hey-day good enough to play in today's NBA That's what they all say I say that's because now it's 'all work' a 'day-at-the-office' mentality, like a clerk ...Read More
Categories: basketball, business, money, sports,
Form: Rhyme
My Day
My day today Is a piece of hay Golden and at bay Does the truth make me flaw?...Read More
Categories: basketball, abuse, analogy, anniversary, art,
Form: Rhyme
A poem
Daddy was a fantastic man Daddy was a person who loved poetry very much Daddy respected every person He said that everyone was given a especial art My ambitions soar each time I think about dad Daddy was a...Read More
Categories: basketball, anti bullying, april, art,
Form: Free verse
One Hundred Point Game
This is hard to believe, but true. It happened back in 1962. A basketball player scored a hundred points in a game. It was an accomplishment worthy of much fame. The late Wilt Chamberlain was the man's name. His Warriors...Read More
Categories: basketball, history, sports,
Form: Rhyme

A Car is made piece by piece into magic Each version beautiful and strong God,The Creator, of us all...Read More
Categories: basketball, age, america, angst, anxiety,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member My Pet Poems, WOODY
My Pet Poems, WOODY Not long after our heart-stealing beauty Watson passed, Jim drove me off from The breeder’s and I sat in the passenger seat With a cocker, colored a light maize/vanilla, Cupped in my palms on my lap,...Read More
Categories: basketball, dog, forgiveness, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ICE COLD LOVE-
Ill innocent cellular lively intracellular lifeless ice lazy plush ice cold LOVE- 12/28/20 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr...Read More
Categories: adventure, analogy, basketball, cool,
Form: Alliteration
Become nice
Summer life is pretty nice Winter always gives you frost bite So when winter arrives Become nice and warm nice attire!...Read More
Categories: basketball, age, anger, anniversary, arabic,
Form: Rhyme
MYSTCAL MOONLIGHT Intoxicating, breathtaking. Silvery foreshadows of innocence  The birthplace of my poetry. It's starlight, of tides and times. Moonlight and God are spinning The perfect poetic chrysalis, Of dreams and peace. As His existence always is. Above the clouds He does not sleep. But love and...Read More
Categories: basketball, god, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Two Sides Of Bad Weather
Near the end of October, a gelid wind blew and froze the corollas of the dainty daisies; it came as a surprise, sad was the face of Matthew, no baseball in the field that echoed with screams! ...Read More
Categories: autumn, baseball, basketball, cheer
Form: Rhyme
Give me some eggs I will make a pancake Give me a purse I will pay in good cash Sell me a ring I will always blink But take me for a ride I will take you for a hike!!!...Read More
Categories: basketball, angst, anxiety, april, arabic,
Form: I do not know?
A Prayer
It's a beautiful day today The primroses of today are here to stay So with a lily lash in my hands I must pray To the creator inorder to make this A happy day!...Read More
Categories: basketball, age, allah, art, assonance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Pet Poems, Barkley
Barkley He was barely nine weeks old When Jim set him down inside the front door And he came in, not timidly To this new home with all its long-established Smells, but he strut forward As if he owned the...Read More
Categories: basketball, christian, dog, love,
Form: Free verse
If we look to each other
We will only look past each other, If we tend to look to the past. But if we look to each other, No alternative will be passed. If we listen to each other, We will enjoy a great repast. If we...Read More
Categories: absence, baptism, basketball, boat,
Form: Didactic

Specific Types of Basketball Poems

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