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Best On The Ball Poems

Below are the all-time best On The Ball poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of on the ball poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member the PLAGUE
as the PROPHETS of profits, WE lead and WE’re fair
while WE’re living the life of the poor BILLIONAIRE
– silver yachts, pearly castles, cash (plenty to...

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Categories: on the ball, society,
Form: Quatrain



OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE POET

insomnia night after night 
restlessness tense & disturbed
lying awake the mind modifies
mutates
preceding delusional dreams
consciousness remains alert 
creative and mindful words emerge
falling like puzzle pieces 
perfectly...

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Categories: on the ball, addiction, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A CHILD AGAIN
I want to be a child again.
 I want to skip down the glen, singing
 Here We Go Gathering Nuts In May.
 Holding Daddy's hand...

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Categories: on the ball, child,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You Can Do This
Its five in the morning, nervous, I give mom a call,
there is no time to waste, she says, "get on the ball".
In a hospital room,...

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Categories: on the ball, beautiful, birthday, blessing, daughter, family, life,
Form: Rhyme
MASS DEBATING
We can go for dinner and have a discussion,
a bit of mass debating when we're done masticating.

If you come and eject fluid situations,
give it hard...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the ball, hilarious, humor, humorous, silly, word play,
Form: Rhyme



Stand With Me
Won’t you stand with me for a little while?
I will walk a thousand miles to see you smile
Stand with me…
Stand with me, dear, 
Stand with...

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Categories: on the ball, angst, encouraging, endurance, faith, passion, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
Lost it All
I literally feel like I've lost it all 
When I thought I was on the ball

I don't want to deal with anything at all
When I...

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Categories: on the ball, angst, deep, depression, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Golfer Talking Trash
I’m cool, warmed up, loose. I’m gonna crack this ball straight down the fairway 
all the way to the white post, clean and straight. Yeah.

I’m...

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Categories: on the ball, courage, fantasy, funny, god, golf, humor,
Form: Prose
Could this be a RAP
I thought I would do a Rhyme in Rap.
Even though I find that kind of music Crap.
I am just a normal type of guy.
I wont...

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Categories: on the ball, angel, emotions, funny love, girl, rap,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Baseball Stance
Baseball Stance


No gym bars for him,

this big boy on the playground,

intently waiting.

With baseball stance, glove in hand...

eyes, mind only on the ball.



November 22, 2015

Contest: Oil...

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Categories: on the ball, baseball, devotion, kid,
Form: Tanka
Sanity Line
I’m spinning in circles, I’m well out of control
While, to others, I seem to be on a roll.
My mouth is moving quicker than my brain...

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Categories: on the ball, confusion, simile,
Form: Couplet
Sleepy Time Girl
Sleepy time girl.She never gets her rest.
Sleepy time girl.She never does her best.
At anything! 

Sleepy time girl.She's never on the ball.
Sleepy time girl.Her words! They're...

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Categories: on the ball, nature, song,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Boy
Intently the boy gazed
every muscle tense and quivering
as he focused on the ball.
Would a catch come his way?

The others played on the frames
laughter was ringing...

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Categories: on the ball, baseball, child, boy,
Form: Verse
A Bolt From the Blue
Score's zip to zilch, last inning's near halfway through
at Gettysburg Commons' baseball league playoff.
Champion Graycoats at their posts hitherto -
Blue Jackets hear the pitcher's husky...

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Categories: on the ball, baseball, blue, celebration, games,
Form: Rhyme
Baby Talk
Why do people talk to babies as though they were stupid?

Isn’t he lovely? the old woman said
And doesn’t he look the spit of his Dad
Is...

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Categories: on the ball, baby, child, growing up, humor, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Seven Years Later
Why?

                        ...

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Categories: on the ball, memory,
Form: Free verse
Budget Flight
The plane looked old and fairly worn,
the sky was grey, about to storm.
They hurried us along the aisles,
in tiny seats we’d sit for miles.

With creak...

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Categories: on the ball, travel,
Form: Rhyme
A Bare Necessity History
Theres no getting away from it,
no one is excluded,
sooner or later during
the course of the day,
everyone has to use it,
it first came on the scene
in...

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Categories: on the ball, birthday, history, humor, tribute,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Soccer Crazy
Soccer was the thing for all young men to play.
And my little love wanted to join desperately in the game.
So he got to be the...

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Categories: on the ball, adventure, childhood, family, life, people, son,
Form: Narrative
Witches Pull Switches
A light bulb screwed in, then turn on switch witch.
We all can learn from experience.
But you can also experience what you learn.
Time and again learning...

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Categories: on the ball, education, introspection, passionpain, me,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member NEVERLAND
(Note: Dedicated to the memory of Michael Jackson,
the legendary music artiste who impacted all who knew
his musical accomplishments, and who love his songs.)
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There once lived...

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Categories: on the ball, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
WHAT PRICE SAFETY ?
how much is it worth to you to feel safe and secure?
how much would you spend? how much could you afford?
what is the monetary value...

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Categories: on the ball, dedication, introspection, on work and working,
Form: Dramatic monologue
misery loves company
No finish line i just got to keep winning
aside of me nobody i see nobody
i probably told them not to bother me 
or follow me...

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Categories: on the ball, courage, deep, emotions, friend, growing up,
Form: Verse
You're My Edelweiss
I gotta let sorrow roll down my weary shoulders
Breaking down a billion boulders, revealing life’s folders
I hear the wolves howl at the after-midnight moon
I can...

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Categories: on the ball, confidence, deep, desire, devotion, encouraging, faith,
Form: Rhyme royal
Game On
The game was on, the ball preparing itself;
Meditation would help it to handle the force
Of the bat when it smacked.

Ball loved to fly, fast and...

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Categories: on the ball, baseball, fun, games, poems, poetry, sports,
Form: Personification