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Best Hoops Poems

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


Premium Member Senryu hoops
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Categories: hoops, death, life, sports,
Form: Senryu



Hoops
nothing but net
skins over the shirts
are we playing again?...

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Categories: hoops, basketball,
Form: Questionku
Premium Member Musings - Sucker Punched
I can't recall exactly when
Life swung and hit me on my chin
I"m ashamed to say, it knocked me cold
When I came to, I woke up...

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Categories: hoops, age, humor, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Multi-Tasking
Wearing wireless headphones as I listen to the news.
I'm outside watching children playing, taking in the views.
There is screaming in my ears two voices disagree.
A...

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Categories: hoops, care,
Form: Rhyme
Lather, Rinse, Repeat
liberty in verse
atypical on the Soup

born a free-spirited caballero
I’ll not dangle
from another poet’s noose

jigsaw puzzles presented
by contest sponsors
jump through hoops
win their accolades

who’s to say what...

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Categories: hoops, on writing and words
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Carrie R
Brunette, of hair, my mother's face
I'm known to be a country girl
I like to wear blue denim jeans, 
but love to wear a dress of...

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Categories: hoops, introspection,
Form: Bio
Premium Member She loves jewellery
She has a collection, an unusual collection, 
Of four thousand and forty two,
Colourful, shapely, dangly rings, 
From green to gold to blue,

That she wears from...

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Categories: hoops, beautiful, beauty, desire, humor, humorous, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Seagulls of Barry Island
The sea gulls down at Barry aren’t your average little pests 
 They think they own the sea side and the all wear hooded vests...

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Categories: hoops, beach, bird, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am Liquid Joy
Cosmic colors dance and prance
Swirling in and out of black holes
Doe-see-do’ing through the void.

God paints in pigment of a billion shades;
Each color in his Crayola...

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Categories: hoops, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Self Portrait---a dreamer, a schemer
I am one breathtaking moment
I am one who is lost or alone
I am one raindrop, or one flowering rose
I am a distant star or a...

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Categories: hoops, self,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Three Groups of Jeans
My jeans are all piled into three groups
From thin to as wide as hoola-hoops
     Diets are such tedium
   ...

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Categories: hoops, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member MR BUNGO
Zany and free spirited, Mr. Bungo is a one man show
Yodeling any song you like, doing the "old soft shoe"
Xenial to one and all, he...

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Categories: hoops, children, fun, imagination,
Form: ABC
A Kite
A Kite by Weston Gregory 

Gamed and played, swift to flight
a kite outbound disengaged from 
gravity's might
A laughter of sort at least a smile
that by...

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Categories: hoops, adventure, analogy, brother, faith, flying, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dining in the Everglades
Kind-hearted, loving and compassionate
Dane Ann would jump through hoops to please a friend
But by a treacherous quest she’s beset
In Everglades’ swamps she wants to descend

She...

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Categories: hoops, adventure, animals, funny,
Form: Quatrain
Dreaming of Memes
When I lay my head to rest
I will only dream of the best
Memes of rare
They are very fair
To my lonely mind.
King Pepe of Green
Welcomes me...

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Categories: hoops, adventure, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Back for Good
Absense makes the heart grow fonder
Did you miss me? A question for you to ponder
Even if you said you did not you are a liar
The...

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© Penn Kname  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoops, death, time,
Form: I do not know?
Motivation
Believe in yourself,
Never doubt yourself.
This is not the time to
second guess yourself.

Everyone needs a push some way,
Maybe a good word of the day.
Be driven by...

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Categories: hoops, dedication, dream, encouraging, inspirational, life, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mo


Another new friend here on the Soup
Is Mo, for her I'd jump through hoops
Lives in our capital
She's still quite rational
Couriered her way into my heart......

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Categories: hoops, friendship,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Liquid Joy Euphoria
Cosmic colors dance and prance
Swirling in and out of black holes
Doe-see-do’ing through the void.

God paints in pigment of a billion shades;
Each color in his Crayola...

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Categories: hoops, appreciation, color, planet, space, star, stars,
Form: Free verse
Respect v Pride
what the hell's respect
when people make you chase it
run you around through hoops 
then tell you where your place is

sacrifice my pride
so they see my...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoops, pride,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Basketball Heads


Made quite an impression, it seems
On the chair I've been glued to so long
The indentation is an exact replica
Of my rear, hmmm, sounds like a...

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Categories: hoops, future, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
Steph Curry
Steph Curry is taking hoops to a whole new level,
Say the rabid Oaktown fans as they revel.
The way he throws it in the hole
from downtown...

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Categories: hoops, basketball, hero, sin, stars, success,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member THE THINGS THAT BOYS DO
Boys do boys BREAKS toys.  Knick knack paddy wack. Give. A dog. A bone.
Some say the things that boys do are wrong and even...

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Categories: hoops, anger, angst, baseball, basketball, boy,
Form: Prose
A poem for My Beloved












2011, Yambol








A poem for My Beloved
1.He is like a bunch of  myrrh,
He is gilding my fingers
With fragrance.
He is weaving into between
My breasts, He is...

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Categories: hoops, angel, baptism, beauty, christian, god, love,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member The Graduate
You've graduated with honors, you're over the hump,
with not many hoops left through which to jump.

You've left behind all that you hold dear
and stepped forward...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoops, humor,
Form: Couplet