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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


Premium Member Football, Beer, His Car and Kid
-The Same Old SongS-

That's all he ever talks about 


~SKAT~...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, abuse, addiction, brother, family, life, tribute,
Form: Verse



Premium Member THE MALE MENOPAUSE - please feel free to join in the collaboration
Ted’s libido has now gone astray
He refused a quick roll in the hay
So what could be the cause -   
It’s the male menopause...

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Categories: football, age, body, humorous, men,
Form: Limerick
Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

P.D.
Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: football, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: football, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy, day, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Of Days Gone By
Sometimes I laugh
Sometimes I cry
Sometimes I dream
Of Days gone by

Life was hard, each day we learned
We never wanted what we hadn’t earned
A handshake at the...

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Categories: football, nostalgiaprayer, autumn,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Snake Bit
I was thirteen and you...well you, a sophomore by then..
that night you stopped by to see me, at the Jr high game.

Friends most of our...

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Categories: football, kiss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Letters from Afghanistan (cowritten by James Fraser)
Dear Carolyn:
Another letter from another tour
In this place in the sand they call Helmand
This will be my last, for you can be sure
To never look...

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Categories: football, life, loss, warjoy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Secret Selves
I've been wondering about our secret selves...

The vegetarian smoker
The introverted joker

The soldier with the peace sign
The anonymous byline

The accountant with unfinished sums
The deaf musician's steel...

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Categories: football, conflict, identity,
Form: I do not know?
A Love Story
The girl is an ultra-modern scholar, 
Belongs with an upper-middle class family. 
Looking very nice, smart, gets angry suddenly. 
She reads M.A in English at...

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Categories: football, culture, deep, emotions, loss, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
My family is everywhere
My family is everywhere like wild seeds sown
On the whim and bluster of a wind
Some left for Cuba before the revolution
Bring green stalks of sweet...

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Categories: football, familyfamily, old, home, family, home, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thanksgiving from Three Perspectives
A Child's Thanksgiving Prayer 

Lord, I thank thee as I sit to eat,
For mashed potatoes that I helped to make.
And thanks, dear Lord, we're having...

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Categories: football, family, funnymom, prayer, thanksgiving, men, mom,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Father/Son Zoo Trip
“Why do the Rams behave violently?”
The little boy queried of his father.
“They need all their might to fight the Jaguars,
But Jags are fast, don’t know...

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Categories: football, animals, funnymom, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dadgumitrefereeism
Football coach Bobby Bowden was never one to cuss
But refs make mistakes and coaches have a right to fuss

“St. Bowden” as he was lovingly called...

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Categories: football, funny, sportsgod, god,
Form: Couplet
Private Party
College party red cups  all across the room.
we caught each others eye.
Inbetween  dances  if eyes were a camera they'd 
be caught in...

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Categories: football, funny
Form: Rhyme
Because you're a poet, that's why - a repost

Because you’re a poet, that’s why 


Behind the thick crimson and gold thread curtains
he stands listening to the din of the audience
searching their seats for...

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Categories: football, poetry,
Form: Epic
Monday
"Monday Dreadful Monday"

Most people are terrified of its presence
Only this moment can be the most hated
No more time for r&r....that's reefer and rum
Damn it....if he...

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Categories: football, america, anger, art, crazy, poetry, political,
Form: Acrostic
Rainy Days And Mondays
It's Monday
The day of the dead leaves and fresh flowers
The dry and wet hours
Like the other days
Of life and death
The desert and the lake
Thousands of...

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Categories: football, color, memory, pain, rain,
Form: Free verse
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, inspiration, pride,
Form: Prose
Thanksgiving
23 years old,
Old enough to drink wine,
Old enough to drive a car,
Yet still, she sits at the kids' table,

She decides to get away,
Stay away from...

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© Flora Mack  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, 5th grade, autumn, emo, poetry, thanksgiving
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dad's Last Ball Game
Being the shortest in my high school gym class
Attempts to play basketball brought no success
Broke my finger while trying to catch a pass
Leaping to take...

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Categories: football, father, sportsdad, basketball, dad, me, high
Form: Quatrain
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, sports,
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, sports, success,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Cruisin' the Drag
Sipping cherry limeade, driving in the car parade, 
we're cruising in the Lone Star state.
Didn't want a bucket seat; the thing it couldn't beat, 
was...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, car, funny, growing up, high school,
Form: Rhyme