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Best Soccer Poems

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

Just Within Reach

just within reach?

lots of things!

stuff one could collect,
especially graphic novels
with a writer that made you wish
you had a photographic memory
so you would never forget even...

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Categories: soccer, introspection,
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member Willow: A Fable
Timmy Tom Tuck was a young fellow with charm
who one summer stayed at his grandfather's farm.
He loved to eat ice cream and Grandma's baked goods

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: soccer, children, death, dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Fickle-Foolish-Footles - Man's Best Friend
Overweight Terrier:
Un-cool Terrier:

Spaniel dog breeder:
Parrot who mimics...

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Categories: soccer, animal, dog, funny,
Form: Footle
Retired Romance : Repost

...Now I ain't without notoriety,
Fact is.. I'm an old stalker with a walker.
She was big in the Purple Hat Society
and broke her hip,...while playing soccer.


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Categories: soccer, loveold, old,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Boy with the Freckles
I was enjoying my time in the sandbox
When a redhead with freckles climbed in.
The glint in his eyes left no question,
His mission was ruin and...

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Categories: soccer, bullying, childhood, evil,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Unconditional Love
Like the sun lights up the sky, 
A little girl when she was born, 
She snuggled right into our hearts
With heaven's sparkle in
Her eyes stole...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: soccer, granddaughter, grandparents, love, sports,
Form: Free verse
Well Played
The photo is of Brennan, my three and a half year old grandson. He's fully focused on everything he does ~ sports, art, Pixar cars...and...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: soccer, grandson,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Thrall
 In Thrall

I’ve cut rock chunks from the sun
To cook meals and heat my bath
Moved Mount Everest just for fun
And none, can ever walk my...

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Categories: soccer, fantasy, fun, humor, life,
Form: Quatrain
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: soccer, appreciation, football, god, humanity, inspiration, pride,
Form: Prose
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: soccer, father, sportsdad, basketball, dad, me, high
Form: Quatrain
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

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Categories: football, games, nostalgia, soccer, sports, success,
Form: Verse
There's a Sport for Everyone
"There's a Sport for Everyone" is a children's song, sung to the tune of "The Farmer 
in the Dell".

There's a sport for everyone,
There's a sport...

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Categories: soccer, children
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amazing Rio
Rio de Janeiro, a city by the shore:
Home to Ipanema, Carnival and dance folklore.
As a child, of you I read, from books that showed your...

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Categories: soccer, people,
Form: Rhyme
Soldier's Regret
I have seen the "corners of the world,"
heard the songs of many languages.
I have helped bring peace from many wars,
and played with the poor children...

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Categories: soccer, warsoldier,
Form: Free verse
I am England til I die because England is I.
I am England in my heart, I am England in my eyes,
I am England in my...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, patriotic, pride, soccer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From First Ball to World Cup

     I remember the first time I saw a ball,

Those exquisite black and white pentagons ...

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Categories: childhood, football, soccer, sports, world,
Form: Free verse
Retired Romance 1st of sequence- " IKE " and Jane "
...Now I ain't without notoriety,
Fact is.. I'm an old stalker with a walker.
She was big in the Purple Hat Society
and broke her hip,...while playing soccer.


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Categories: soccer, caregiving, family, friendship, funny, girlfriend-boyfriend, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Be Quiet
my Pumpkin,
it's not your turn.
"But Daddy, why not?"
Her look filled with desire.
Hair aflame and golden eyes
the roller coaster beckoning.
She shows no fear, she is only...

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Categories: soccer, daughter, pride,
Form: Etheree
Jan Allison's - Fun Pyramid Cruise
            Jan Allison's - Fun Pyramid Cruise

Rolling shores of sugar form on crimsoned lands

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Categories: soccer, adventure, boat, celebration, celebrity, fun, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member REALLY

I ------JGL-------------- do solemnly swear
to tell you of all that I see and I hear,
invite you inside that dark space in my mind
allow you ten...

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Categories: soccer, children, family, father, truth,
Form: Verse
What If A bedtime poem for kids
What If?

What if guppies and goldfish could swim through the air?
What if birds could only relax by sitting in a chair?

What if spider webs looked...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: soccer, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The War's Over!
The war's over!
Our president has proclaimed!
The bombing has stopped
and peace has broken out.
The crisis is over and
life can get back to normal.
Now, I can go...

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Categories: soccer, allegory, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Parenthood
The day you were born was my euphoric high
When everything changed hearing your first cry
As hearts synchronized in embrace with a sigh
And every breathe of...

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Categories: soccer, parents,
Form: Verse

I wanted a brown Labrador, blonde and black ,
I love them all
But I had made up my mind, anxiously I sat waiting...

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Categories: soccer, death, dog, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wars of Difference and Different Wars
Dream on man
War is constant
It has gone beyond
Catholic or Protestant

Religious wars
From our short lived past
Will never dilute
As long as we last

In this modern world
We fight...

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Categories: soccer, angst, death, faith, history, hope, life,
Form: Rhyme