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Best Play Ball Poems

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


Play Ball
baseball and poetry love them both
just like writing baseball excites me too
and during the recent months they’ve gain growth
love it as much as writing an...

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Categories: play ball, baseball, love, poetry, red, sports, summer,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member PLAY BALL
Somewhere there’s a baseball
Shivering in the cold

Somewhere there’s a baseball glove
Afraid of growing old.

Somewhere there’s a baseball bat
Some weary cleats - sweat stained hat.

Somewhere there’s...

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Categories: play ball, baseball, childhood, sports, spring,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Oh To Hear 'Play Ball'
Baseball is on my mind more,
When frigid winds freeze to the core,
Opening day,
Seems eons away,
Snow shovels strike out, wood bats score!
...

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Categories: play ball, april, baseball, winter,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Lets Play Ball


The sun is warm, the new mown grass is green
Nowhere else he’d rather be this summer day
In tune with his team and feeling fine
Batter up...

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Categories: play ball, baseball, childhood,
Form: Quatrain
Play Ball Softball
Play Ball (Softball)

My daughters use to play softball
I wish I could have been to them all

Since my daughters don’t play anymore
I don’t have a team...

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Categories: play ball, sports
Form: Couplet



Dont Fade
NOTE:  This poem means a lot to me for it brings back memories of my childhood. My father, a WWII veteran was, in my...

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Categories: play ball, children, family, life,
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: play ball, father, sportsdad, basketball, dad, me, high
Form: Quatrain
Playing games with tennis balls
>Playing games with tennis balls?

Men, playing games with tennis balls!
Earn far too much dough.
In the game of tennis you know.
Some male players are now acting...

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Categories: play ball, cool, encouraging, games, gender, humorous, sports,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I Wish You'd Grow Faster
"Boy! We're gonna be the best of friends!
Lying here, I watch you sleeping,
I sure hope that this will not be a trend
'Cause when we play...

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Categories: play ball, brother, childhood, family, children, happiness, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Man and Boy Can and Can't Fable
 A FABLE FOLLOWS


Seeing her son’s smile fade and his face turn to bother,
A question she made, then asked, as his loving Mother.
“Why is your...

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Categories: play ball, childhood, children, feelings, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Holding Back His Tears
Holding back his tears
In front of him, a soldier kneels
As the mourners look on saddened
Inside the little boy feels

To grow up without his father
As he...

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Categories: play ball, father, life, loss, sad, warsoldier,
Form: Rhyme
Toys


"Teach us to care and not to care;
  teach us to sit still."
           ...

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Categories: play ball, happiness, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My First Crush
Oh how I fantasized that his large
    dark eyes would look my way.
Seated behind him in sixth grade
    I...

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Categories: play ball, boy, crush, desire, fantasy, school,
Form: Free verse
Where Does My Kitty Cat Go

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Where does my kitty cat go every day?
When I'm heading to school, is he getting away?
Or forgetting he musn't let strays in to play?
Where does...

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Categories: play ball, adventure, cat, children, friendship love, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Hey, Do You Know Me Mister
Hey, do you know me Mr.? 
I'm not asking if you know my name 
I mean, do you know me as a person presently? 
for...

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Categories: play ball, abuse, anti bullying, child abuse, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sweetest 5th Grade Boy
Sweetest child in the school
5th grade
Giant puppy
If you said the sweetest kid ever
I could name him
And I would

Cry Cry Cry
I feel horrible.
Bring him to my...

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Categories: play ball, anti bullying, bullying, school, teacher,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member 'Shorty'
'Shorty', they called him from the very first grade in school.
He was seldom chosen for any game as a general rule.
He'd reached his maximum height...

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Categories: play ball, sports, basketball,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MEGAN'S HIT - the Baseball Sonnet
      MEGANS HIT - the Baseball Sonnet
There on the deck, I took a practice swing
tormented in the possiblity--
then hope was...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: play ball, baseball, childhood, children, family, sports, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member THE GAME
It’s the great American pass time that will never die,
The thundering sport called baseball, as the grand
Old flag waves in the breeze, of everlasting freedom...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: play ball, america, baseball, dedication, freedom, history, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Coming of Age in Centerville with Baseball and Girls
Summer nights in Centerville, sleeping on the top bunk bed;
A transistor radio playing low, lying right there near my head.
The Big Red Machine was in...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: play ball, baseball, growing up, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Opening Day
Bronx bound on New Jersey's Transit tracks,
Direct no stops,
Penn Stations up next,
I jumped on the "D" express to 161st,
Opening Day,
Yeah, the kid in me is...

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Categories: play ball, appreciation, baseball, games, new york,
Form: Light Verse
Cincinnati Reds
For all of you, here is a little history:
Professional baseball got its start in Cincinnati.
The “Red Stockings” played in the Queen City.
That was in 1869;...

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Categories: play ball, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Ode To My Rescue Dog
Found alone and scared on the streets of LA
A kill shelter is where she would stay

Sitting alone and cold in the dark
Nobody around to hear...

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Categories: play ball, dog, , 7th grade, , cute,
Form: Ode
Soccer
A pretty Welsh girl in Caerphilly
Was invited to play ball with Willie
One kick to his ball
Caused Willie to fall
So she thought the game was quite...

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Categories: play ball, football, fun, games, silly, soccer, sports,
Form: Limerick
Orange
You are round and bright in your orange suit. 
Sweet and at times bitter as you are a citrus fruit. 

With painted eyes, nose and...

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© Raj Napal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: play ball, celebration, food, children, fruit, health, humorous,
Form: Couplet