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Bowling Poems | Examples of Bowling Poetry

Bowling Poems. Below are examples of poems about bowling. This list of poetry about bowling is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of bowling poetry. This list of works about bowling is a great resource for examples of bowling poems and show how to write poems about bowling. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Bowling Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Raid Richard Evans Free verse bowling, surreal,
Whisper Piercing Words List bowling, imagery, imagination,
Premium Member Poem The Bug Jar Part 2 Carol Connell Narrative bowling, family, friendship, love, memory,
Premium Member Poem HOW SWEET IT IS JAN ALLISON Narrative bowling, fun,
Bowling the maiden over David Willey Light Verse bowling, humor, humorous, rude, sexy,
Premium Member Poem I Stand Not Alone PAT Adams Limerick bowling, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Play With My Balls Mick Talbot Senryu bowling, self,
Premium Member Poem MORE Glorious Insults Jack Ellison Narrative bowling, hilarious, humorous,
Premium Member Poem FAMILY TRADITIONS jack cooper Rhyme bowling, christmas, culture, engagement, family,
Premium Member Poem The Breakfast Brawl Richard Thomas Narrative bowling, anger, conflict, forgiveness, friendship,

Atomic Brinkmanship Double Edged Grisly Horror
by matthew harris
blue war red hot political issues dont amount 
to a hill of beans 
   when Sword of Damocles  count
approaches zero hour 
...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, 10th grade, 11th grade,

As I Recall
by robert johnson
In my pursuit to find a mate.
I asked this sweet girl on a date.
She turned and smiled and politely said.
Did you expect me to say...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, destiny,

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Castles in the Sand
by Melissa Tracy
Back when we were kids we'd play duck duck goose
When her turn came around it always me she would choose
I'd bust open pinatas and pin...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, childhood, crush, cute love,

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UPSIDE DOWN WORLD
by Line Gauthier
Flip flop look what’s landed on top
Straight out of the barbershop
Bald head’s a bowling ball
Leg up high for aerial
Come swift stumbling to a full stop



Submitted...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, funny, silly, word play,

Be Human For A Day
by Christine Phillips
The World has been playing a game
Oh what a shame
The world has been playing a game
This is insane
Leaders come and leaders go
Leaving me to continue...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, america, business, character, corruption,

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Duncan Hines
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Duncan Hines

Long before homemade peach clobber
Just after apple pie and before fruit bowl in melon rind
Restaurateur  Duncan Hines 
Birth in 1880
His dad a confederate...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, appreciation, celebrity, character, dedication,

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A Bittersweet Kiss of Prose
by Arturo Michael

    This is the bouncing poem ~ The dance of hearts ~  A soulful celebration
      ...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, adventure, basketball, inspirational, life,

Snapshot of Time
by Kathryn Sweeney
Frozen,
that snapshot of moment,
in the bowling alley hallway of the
Los Angeles hospital, 
when they said you had passed,
nowhere to hide when you told me you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, death, love,

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They Can Crush A Bowling Ball
by Jack Ellison


Never make fun of a grizzly bear's handicap
One bite can crush a bowling ball totally flat
Best keep your distance
Even if he's persistent
He's trying to lure...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, strength,

Storm Call
by Raven Tones
Have you ever sat outside watched the lightning 

Or do you just find it far too frightening

Did you ever sit out in a hailstorm 

Would...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, weather, world,

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The World's Most Happiest Little Fella
by Carol Connell
I must be the world’s most happiest little fella
as I watch the stormy sky’ neath a polka dot umbrella.

The sky is such a curious thing
I...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, boy, childhood, happiness, rain,

His Religion
by Angeline Vine
By Angeline Vine

Every night he went 
into Mrs. Foosebah's bathroom
and whizzed all over her seat

He confessed this
to a guy named Sal who
was sitting at the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, religion,

Your Letter
by Alfred Berggren
I got a piece of mail the other day,
it came from you and took my blues away.
It said you were giving a birthday bash,
I needn’t...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, joy,

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Super colorful brawl at the bowling green
by Lewis Raynes
Super colourful brawl at the bowling green

You should have seen the BLUE today,
Down at the bowling GREEN?
It happened when Old Man MAUVE mistook
What the WHITE...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, color, funny, humorous,

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Going Bowling
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Dude,
I’m going bowling tonight
Got my twinkle toe shoes,
and trusty hammer ball
Dude,
I’m gonna watch the pins all fall
So you can mark it,
Dude
Going bowling tonight,
it’s league tournament...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, film, fun, humor, parody,

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Henry likes to bowl
by PAT Adams
Henry likes to bowl a lot
He has a bowling ball for every night
If he wasn't at the alley on time
it just would not seem right

Then...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, funny, people, words,

The Funeral Tea
by Barbara Campbell
The sounds of the pipes and drums skirled still in my ears. I knew it was the kind of music that brought him to his...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, eulogy, farewell, funeral,

Genocide of Pins
by Donal Mahoney
Beneath the bowling-alley 
bar marquee 
the rain tonight

hammers off 
the concrete. 
Inside, beer flops

bottle into glass.
Beyond the bar, 
bright lights

reveal a Bowler’s day:
fluorescent shirts
red, yellow,...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, anger,

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MY CHILDHOOD HERO
by Brian Strand

Every Tuesday on the dot,
I would be off to the newsagent like a shot.
A solitary sixpence,all my wealth to pick up 
my favourite comic from...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, childhood, hero,

Viva Catalonia
by Walter Alter

his heraldic crest 
a donger and yarbles rampant 
upon a field of clover
it was a stone slab of course
donated by a few eggheads in exile
his...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bowling, how i feel,