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Football Poems | Examples of Football Poetry

Football Poems - Examples of all types of football poetry to share and read. This list of American football poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. There is no doubt that football is America's favorite sport and past time. College and NFL football players are known for their rugged and physical play as well as their poetic athleticism. Football's biggest game, the Super Bowl,  is one of the USA's most beloved events. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of football poetry. This list of works about football is an excellent resource for examples of how to write football poems.

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Premium Member Patrick Mahomes Chiefs Quarterback
Patrick Mahomes may be world’s nicest guy. Kansas City shows him off with pride. Chief’s quarter back hails from Texas, Ty. Hall of Fame MVP, at twenty five. He exudes a joyful mask every day. Injury does not slow...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Free verse

Not Too Old to Play
Quarterback Tom Brady proved he was not too old to play. He won the Super Bowl for his new team in Tampa Bay. By a 31-9 score, Brady led the Buccaneers to victory. The losing team was the...Read More
Categories: football, games, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
The Kansas City Chiefs will try To chop the Buccaneers down But the boss Tom Brady Isn't messing around He'll throw more touchdowns Than the law allows Snatching out the Chief's Feathers, making his fans proud...Read More
Categories: feelings, football,
Form: Rhyme
Devils roar angels bow History unfold the DNA is red We unite the universe Our fanzone is enormous We produced legends We conquered Europe The rival clubs are terrified They're battered in Trafford Sir. Bobby Charlton humbled...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Writer's Lament
This was inspired by a true episode from my past as a teenager. The speedster's name was Jimmy Gee, a foreign exchange student from Nairobi, Kenya. The year - 1966. The guy was a genius...Read More
Categories: africa, analogy, football, friend,
Form: Rhyme

THEY MADE ME FALL IN LOVE WITH CHELSEA Color blue... Dan Petrescu... Capi Dennis Wise, UEFA the biggest price, Celestine Babayaro, Still remember him like tomorrow. Zola definitely lure me As honey attracts the bee. Y'all remember Tore Andre Flo? Our football was a masterful...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, england, football,
Form: Rhyme
Super Bowl LV
COVID-19 Instant Replay: The Super Bowl at Tampax Bay Where Patrick & Tom Can stage their sitcom No matter what the doctors say...Read More
Categories: football, health, sports,
Form: Limerick
Age and a footballer
Age and a footballer A lot I hold against Age: It can the cheapest goals wedge, The fortyish striker make a tired leg; Final whistle of a match quick to beg, The referee not afraid to bluff For a first half...Read More
Categories: age, fear, football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Two Joe's
A Limerick About Two Joe’s Written: By Miracle Man 1/22/2021 Two Joe’s named Namath and Theismann, now each is a Medicare criesman. I've been thinking of late, as a pro both seemed great, but in college, got no Heisman. ...Read More
Categories: football, sports,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Eye Of A Sooner
Eye Of A Sooner By: #1 Fan 1/16/2021 O-mnicompetent K-een L-incoln Riley A-ccomplished H-ard working O-ut of this world M-agnifecant A-cclaimed S-witzer O-utstanding 0-ptimum N-ever failing E-lectrifying R-ecognizable S-toops ...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Acrostic
The Road To The Super Bowl
The Vikings and Bills, two teams that share a feat, four trips to the Super Bowl all ending in defeat. A feeling of such sadness, that's hard to put in words, creating deep emotions, that are violently stirred! The hope is...Read More
Categories: appreciation, devotion, football, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Pidgin English version - MASON MOUNT
Pidgin English version - MASON MOUNT_MM10 Mason for the middle, Fast mo' as a fiddle, like flashy speed of eagle, Em sharp for field like needle, making dem fans scream and giggle, tongues wag, no briddle,...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, football,
Form: Rhyme
Mason Mount - MM10
MASON MOUNT (MM10) Mason in the middle, Fast mo' as a fiddle, like flashy speed of an eagle, As sharp on the field like a needle, making dem fans scream and giggle, hater's tongue wag with...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, celebrity, football,
Form: Rhyme
Football is a Grand Old Sport
Football is a grand old sport So much fun to play It's easy to escape injury If your opponent you outweigh My favorite part's those bone-crushing hits That make your head and ears just...Read More
Categories: football, health, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Smidgen 1
A Smidgen 1 Haiku: by Tom December 14, 2020 Sometimes a smidgen was the only edge I had. God let that suffice. ...Read More
Categories: football, god, kid,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Football Poems

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