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Life Basketball Poems

These Life Basketball poems are examples of Basketball poems about Life. These are the best examples of Basketball Life poems written by international poets.

I Miss My Baby
I'll never forget
That time when we met

I looked at you cravingly 
Then you glanced back nonchalantly

It was love at first sight, at least for me

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Categories: adventure, allegory, basketball, beautiful,

The Shot
The afternoon was clear and hot
Bad weather to do games of sport
Definitely of any sort
But this was the only chance I got

I boldly took my...

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Categories: appreciation, basketball, happy, life,

Premium Member A National Treasure
Sister Jean, a national treasure
    burst on the scene five years ago
  her Loyola Ramblers took the NCAAs by storm

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Categories: age, basketball, celebrity, old,

Flowery At Down Withered At Dusk

Summer today Fall before  tomorrow 
A youth today aged and frail tomorrow 

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Categories: adventure, allusion, analogy, basketball,

Premium Member Shooting Star
man-child used to being a shooting star
drinks always came for free at the cash bar
full to brim with urges and willfulness
left wondering alone in wilderness

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Categories: basketball, change, life, people,

Author's Notes
Dear 2020!

This Poem was Inspired by an Acknowledgment that this Past Year Was Difficult or Tough, That I Don't have All of the Answers, But...

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Categories: appreciation, basketball, conflict, football,

Best Sports Poems V
These are the best sports poems by Michael R. Burch, Part V

Just Smile
by Michael R. Burch

We'd like to think some angel smiling down
will watch him...

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Categories: america, baseball, basketball, boxing

Best Sports Poems Iv
The best sports poems by Michael R. Burch, Part IV

King Henry the Great
by Michael R. Burch

Long live the King! 
Send him victorious, 
happy and glorious,...

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Categories: america, baseball, basketball, boxing

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


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Categories: basketball, absence, addiction, age, angst,

Premium Member He Gave Her a Book
“Keep the love light burning, whilst young hearts are learning,
for from love children know, beautiful people grow.”Quote- Poets own
He Gave Her a Book
Life wasn't rosy...

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Categories: anxiety, basketball, books, friend,

Premium Member Don'T Quit
Winners do not quit; and quitters do not win.
I once read a story of a middle ages warrior
who was being held prisoner.  While in...

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Categories: basketball, childhood, dedication,

Premium Member Nate Sestina's Sestina
Sometimes things don’t work out as planned
not that Nate planned it, such is basketball love
and strong are the threads of the basketball net. 
He hooped...

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Categories: basketball, dream, life,

R~ Rockin' old field house in '63
A~ Achievement - then and now
M~ March Madnesss
B~ Beat Beavers (Oregon State)
L~ Lay ups
E~ Energetic excellence
R~ Rockin' Bankers Life...

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Categories: adventure, basketball, chicago, march,

Premium Member Memorabilia
My wife and I met more than a few of this type of “shifty wheeler-dealer” during our many years dealing in antiques and collectibles.


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Categories: basketball, sports,

There For Me
Looking back, one thing comes clean-glass clear
you were always there for me subduing every fear.

I tried to do my duty, be a husband strong and...

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Categories: basketball, 12th grade, character, hope,