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Best Football Poems

Below are the all-time best Football poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of football poems written by PoetrySoup members


Johnny Football
At Texas A & M, he played at quarterback.
The young man led a prolific offensive attack.
He gave up his last two years at college.
Apparently, he...

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Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member CRAZE DURING FOOTBALL GAME
CRAZE DURING FOOTBALL GAME

Up yellows; greens; reds and blue,
tell me! Tell me, who is through?
Passes. Crosses. Headers. Shots.
Volleys, blasters, more scissor kicks
tell me! Tell me,...

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Categories: appreciation, football, love, sports,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member FEMALES FINDING FOOTBALL FAME
For years the men have ruled the roost
so it’s high time ladies soccer got a boost
In July the winning team will lift the cup
it’ll be...

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Categories: football, humorous, sports, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
FOOTBALL
its a game
has a name
you need the tools
to kick over the wall
THATS
FOOTBALL
...

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Categories: adventure, football,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Football Manager
Translating ideas through energetic muscles
and calculative minds
is his doing
knowledgeable tricks and wise options
converted to the physical for the honour and glory
is his aim.

The one at...

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Categories: football, soccer, sports,
Form: Narrative



Humility In America
It's said 100 million Americans watched the Superbowl, which like a religious event is held on Sunday. I wonder if 100 million Americans have ever...

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Categories: appreciation, football, god, humanity,
Form: Prose
Game Day
Mighty Ducks win the game
Pass the ball perfect the play
There's so much riding on your fame
Men clad in armor win the day

The crowds are grumbling...

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Categories: football,
Form: Quatrain
Future Superstar
The world welcomes a newborn baby boy. 
To the mother and father, he is a bundle of joy. 
Right now of course, he is so...

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Categories: baby, basketball, football, future,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Super Bowl Day
They're playing in the bowl tomorrow
and we are so very proud.
We Seahawk fans are loyal
and also very loud.
We'll be settled by our TV sets
before the...

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Categories: football,
Form: Narrative
WORLD CUP
Our heroes roar
There they are
Flags held high
Voices raised too high
Eyes raised so high
Heads up in the sky
The spirit of football so much
They are our heroes
To...

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Categories: football, games, nostalgia, soccer,
Form: Verse
Premium Member SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

There’s a new American Holiday, guess what it is my football loving friends,
It’s a classical sport of champions, where helmet headed, game geared
Warriors challenge raw...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, conflict, football, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DALLAS COWBOYS
THE DALLAS COWBOYS

Can you not hear the rumblings of that distant herd coming,
The loud thundering of destiny’s champions crossing, the NFL
Field of dreams, beware the...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dedication, football, heart, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Religious Man
I sat in church listening to the preacher
Without hearing a single word he said
I was thinking about the football scores
And my favorite team instead

As they...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life, god, football, god,
Form: Rhyme
THE RAMS
Royal blue and gold
needs to return to sunny
Los Angeles now!
...

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© Jim Tidd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member From First Ball to World Cup

     I remember the first time I saw a ball,

Those exquisite black and white pentagons ...
     The...

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Categories: childhood, football, soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse
I didn't hold grudges
I suffered,he laughed
I filled up  his voids, he created mine.
I looked for roses,he gave cactus
I looked only for his heart,he focussed on my body
I...

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Categories: football, betrayal, boyfriend, feelings, first
Form: Ballad
Aztec Summer
The Mexican midsummer sun
beamed down mercilessly, vertically,
so that men's heads and shoulders glowed
but their faces, and every human expression,
disappeared, dark and intense in the radiant...

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Categories: dream, football, hero,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Superbowl LA Rams
Town of sun and sea
Alas, victory for us
We fans breathe moon air

January 21st 2019...

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Categories: adventure, football, sea, sun,
Form: Haiku
SYMPOSIA
A Call for "ROBOTIC SYMPOSIA"
Welcome!..Intelligent Machines. 
Bytes of Chips.. Coded Cuisines. 
Interface Deep Learned Colloquia
 
Pageant of Program-Parade track. 
Sessions of Chess, Poems..Football
Network, Encrypt, Friends...

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Categories: football, computer, cry, deep, feelings,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
RAMS WIN
Royal blue won out
with luck and perseverance;
now to Super Bowl....

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© Jim Tidd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Hooray For October
Hooray For October



Pumpkin patches, Halloween, 
Crunchy leaves of brown
Cool mornings, bond fires,
and the best haunted houses in town
Hooray for October
  

Fall festivals, cool nights,
pep...

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Categories: autumn, celebration, childhood, football,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member The Victory Dance
To play as if today
Is your only chance.
Some say, “It’s just a game.”
Have they done the Victory Dance?

When hard-earned Victory
Was finally at hand,
Have they felt...

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Categories: football, analogy, baseball, basketball, care,
Form: Rhyme
The Heart Of A Champion
HEART OF A CHAMPION

When you see someone all alone doing 
what no one else even tries to do,
Take note of the person you are seeing
making...

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© Tom Krause  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, dedication, football, inspirational,
Form: Light Verse
World Cup 2014
Pain in Spain
Bland England
Shame in the game
Who do you blame
When your approach is lame
Three lions or three blind mice?
I wonder...

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© John Pen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, fun, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
It is more than a Game
Some people would say that Football is just a game,
Others say life and football are the same.
That it is more than just making calls,
And throwing...

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Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme