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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 New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: sports, drug, society,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member 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: sports, introspection,
Form: I do not know?
The Peephole that is the Moon
An infinite door of midnight blue;
glowing peephole that is the moon.
Dare I look before turned to dust?
Yes, dear friend, I surely must.

In the midst, a...

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Categories: sports, faith, god, heaven, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Hot sun
What fun

Soft sand
How grand

Blue sea
For me

High tide
Surf side

Beach babe
In shade

Top less

No finds
Tan lines

Swim suit…

He sports
Tight shorts

No chance

Jan Allison
Casarah Nance
1st December 2014

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Categories: sports, beach, humorous,
Form: Footle
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: boy, dance, memory, remember, sports,
Form: Free verse

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,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Untying of a Love Knot
When I used to dream
I used to dream about him
Fantasizing about how it happened and how it could have been
Demons, chasing Nightmares, Happiness on Poles

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Categories: sports, lost love, me,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Batter Up
From outfield judging eyes await your plight, 
though sweat and stupor feign to your ruin.
Now pull up your trousers, cinch your belt tight...
glaring down from...

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Categories: allegory, crush, endurance, passion, slam, sports,
Form: Sonnet
Me, Myself and Ice
Only the cold crunching
of the fresh snow bunching,
and the tired leather boots
as I take that first step

Can be heard right here
by no other frozen ear,

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Categories: nature, silence, snow, solitude, sports, winter,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Rhyme
The Sun's a Liar-Children's story short contest-
The Sun Is a Liar

It’s been quite some time since I've awoke early enough to meet the sun coming over the horizon. As I gazed...

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Categories: sports, childhood,
Form: Prose
Premium Member USS Linda
               The Seven Seas of  Rhye
A mythical destination for all...

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Categories: sports, dedication, peace,
Form: I do not know?
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Hey, That's My Money
Well, I see that Congress is proposin' another trillion dollar spree!
Those inept buffoons must think money grows upon a tree!
The treasury is crankin' out bales...

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Categories: sports, funny, political, money,
Form: Rhyme
This morning I went shopping
Tripped over, started hopping
My milk bottle it went slopping
The store cleaner began mopping

I hobbled out of the store
Got caught in the...

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Categories: sports, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sounds and Nuances of Blue
Blue washes over me sometimes and will not let me go.
Melancholy soon becomes the ROAR  of frothing ocean waves,  
 toppling me ...

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Categories: sports, blue,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gym'll Fix It - Collaboration with Jan Allison
My middle aged spread is just spreading
So I thought i should join a new gym
Got to fit in my dress for a wedding
With some exercise...

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Categories: fun, funny, humor, humorous, silly, sports,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
Grilling Days
My driveway is packed with the cars
of friends and family,
chips put out, and the little ones
are running joyously.

A cooler filled up with bag ice
keeps cold...

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Categories: sports, celebration, family, food, fun, people, perspective,
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: granddaughter, grandparents, love, sports,
Form: Free verse
I was a bright, outgoing boy, who sat at the front of the class.
Then, one day that all changed, i feared to even raise my...

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Categories: sports, education, introspection, people, social, god, day,
Form: Couplet