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Free Verse Basketball Poems

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Premium Member A Faded Polaroid Snapshot
Long, winding gravel driveway
  decrepit old Mercury station wagon
    parked there
    doors unlocked
    those big...

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Categories: basketball, car, flower, house,

Touch and Go
When the game begins, I do not fret,
The ball about to be tipped.
It bounces toward me, and I immediately feel
The urge to drive and kick.


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Categories: 12th grade, basketball,

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,...

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Categories: basketball, dog, forgiveness, peace,



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.

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Categories: basketball, god, humanity,

A Change of Heart
Today was the same as every other day in quarantine. Wake up. Change into different PJs. Eat. Watch Netflix. Eat. And eat again. Go to...

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Categories: basketball, change, dream, emotions, growing

Premium Member My Pet Poems, 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...

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Categories: basketball, christian, dog, love,

Premium Member served free
freed verses
served free


serve serfs


severed seed


free versed
deserved free

stan sand


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© sand blown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: basketball, word play,

A Son of Virginia Who is Loved in Philly
He was born a bouncing baby boy in the year 1975 in Hampton Virginia.

To two loving parents Ann Iverson and Allen Broughton.

While growing up in...

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Categories: appreciation, basketball, career, christian,

Premium Member The Great White North Can Relax Now
The great white North can relax now,
The raptors lost their seventh game
And like the other also rans…
Go play some golf out on some greens.

They gave...

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© W.C. Hull  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: basketball,

Premium Member Big Ticket
* For basketball legend Kevin Garnett *

Intensity ... defined
excuses were for gods and gamblers
(lesser giants with fairer feuds)
HE ... was of a wholly-invested mettle and...

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Categories: analogy, basketball, dedication, metaphor,

Unintended Beauty
 Unintended beauty

I was not meant to be beautiful
So when I cut my hair 
To sculpt my face perfectly
I forget...
When I slip-on that satin lingerie...

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Categories: basketball, beauty, confidence, metaphor,

Premium Member A Tribute to Kobe
For His forty-one years, he
thrilled us with his moves on the court.
For such a Life as this, no one wants to say goodbye.
This Champion is...

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Categories: absence, basketball, bereavement, destiny,

Premium Member ADVICE FOR LIFE
Life is like a hot cup of coffee. 
Don't rush it, enjoy it slowly. 
Feel the warmth. 
Make it last as long as you can,...

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© Cal Bambi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: basketball, life,

Kapaligiran, Kay gandang pagmasdan
Lalo na kung ito'y maayos at malinis
Subalit kulang yata sa aral o disiplina ang mga Pilipino
Maraming basura ay nagkalat, mga plastik at...

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Categories: basketball, adventure, africa, america, angel,

I did not leave you money
I did not leave you a house
I did leave you a car
But I did leave you with Knowledge of God...

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Categories: abortion, allegory, basketball, birthday,