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Best Sports Poems

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


Premium Member Avi, oh Avi
Oh Avi, Avi
  Sometimes, with my eyes closed
    I see you dance
      A dervish, whirling, like...

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Categories: sports, boy, dance, memory, remember,



Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,

Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 2
8. Transformation

Yielding to those who have mastered the art
Of grasping one's place in existence's grand scheme
Life’s constant challenges never depart
But humble diligence will grow the...

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Categories: spiritual, sports,

Premium Member The Dart Chalker
He threw the dart,
it missed the board,
it hit my foot instead.
The next dart flew.
it hit a wire
then ricocheted t'wards my head.

It's a dangerous thing,
the game...

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Categories: humorous, sports,

Premium Member The Truth About Truth -
Truth burns at the center of all occurrance,
it is a heat that motivates appettites to enlarge,
truth is a multiplier of quests, 
satisfaction always arrives at...

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Categories: sports, future, truth,

Silent Running
The coolness of the morning air, rushing over me,
Silent running, sunrise, peace, tranquility,
Heart is pumping faster, breathing getting deeper,
Stride’s becoming shorter, as the hill grows...

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Categories: happiness, sports, uplifting,

Note to a Lady in Waiting
The white charger's belly is bloated with hay
The helmet helm's rusted quite shut
The tack room door hinges are tearing away
The leather's un oiled  and...

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Categories: funny, sports,

Premium Member DARE TO DREAM
Dare to dream
See beyond the limitation
Of useless legs, fasten them with care.
Join your heroes in Olympic wear.
Nothing beats imagination.
Dare to dream

Dare to dream
See yourself in...

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Categories: encouraging, hope, sick, sports,

Fantasizing a little one on one
There's a certain somebody out there
i'd rather not name......
showed a little interest , at playing a game ,
she's bold in her talent's ,
say's she'll put...

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Categories: friendship, passion, sports,

Premium Member A Golf lesson
Over fifty years have passed,
Tho’ it seems like just the other day;
My father gave me golf clubs,
“It’s a game you need to learn to play.”

He...

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Categories: sports, character, childhood, dad, dedication,

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: sports, baby, basketball, football, future,

Premium Member A golf limerick
While a man was golfing in Fife
a funeral cortege was arife,

       his head bowed in prayer
   ...

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Categories: funeral, funny, sports,

Sir Jack And The Outside-Inside Basketball Attack
The incredible shooting display put on by "Sir" Jack, 

Teaches a basic tenet of basketball that remains still, 

You can expand your game from the...

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Categories: sports,

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: sports, football, games, nostalgia, soccer,

GOLFING
You’re in Palm Springs, not much to do 
But golf and get some sun
Hop on a cart, still almost dark
Get out and have some fun

Line...

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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, golf, sports,

Premium Member SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

There’s a new American Holiday, guess what it is my football loving friends,
It’s a classical sport of champions, where helmet headed, game geared
Warriors challenge raw...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports, adventure, conflict, football, history,

Premium Member THE DALLAS COWBOYS
THE DALLAS COWBOYS

Can you not hear the rumblings of that distant herd coming,
The loud thundering of destiny’s champions crossing, the NFL
Field of dreams, beware the...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports, dedication, football, heart, imagery,

Premium Member The Isle of Man TT
Our sleepy little Island in the middle of the Irish Sea
Opens its eyes slowly for the Isle of Man TT
The Island bursts into life with...

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Categories: home, sports,

Premium Member My Shoe Collection
My Shoe Collection


Shoes

Nice if you have them

Shoes

There is love
There is happiness
When the next path of your journey
You take with shoes on your feet


Shoes

I am coming...

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Categories: sports, hilarious, imagination, irony, journey,

Usain Bolt
Jamaican Usain Bolt
Was found to be at fault
When he dashed off on a whim
No one kept up with him.



...

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Categories: sports,

Premium Member Flailin'
Flailin’,  flailin’, flailin’;
There goes my ball sailin’
Into a trap, the water or the woods.

Flailin’, flailin’, flailin’;
You can hear me wailin’,
“Why won’t that damn ball...

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Categories: sports, addiction, angst, conflict, confusion,

POETS
Blake was chosen keeper,
For massive hands had he  
Yeats the classic sweeper
And Keats at number three 
  
Whitman wore the five shirt 
With...

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Categories: sports,

PASSION
TO WANT SOMETHING SO BADLY
YOU OBSESS OVER IT MADLY

DRIVEN BY YOUR OWN DESIRE
ITS JUST WARM UP TILL YOUR DROWN IN PERSPIRE

ALWAYS THAT CRAVING IN YOUR...

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Categories: inspirational, passion, sports, time,

The Chair Lift
I slide in the chair as it begins to rise.
Legs hanging with heavy feet,
Bang them together, watch falling snow.
Brisk wind hits my face turning red.
The...

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Categories: happiness, sports, travel,

Tiger Tale
Walking my tiger home alone
In the background and unknown
With a rag I polish a club
Then you take it with a snub

I walk around keeping stats
Wet...

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Categories: sports, funny, golf, green, humorous,