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Football Poems

Read wonderful football poetry on the following sub-topics: acrostic, cinquain, concrete, free verse, funeral, funny, high school, kids, haiku, limerick, inspirational, life, love, mother, nfl, player, quarterback, rhyme, school, senior, simile, sonnet, spring, sports, super bowl, winter, and more. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

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List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Reflections of a Giants fan Matthew Anish Blank verse football, imagination, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Angered Man Silly Woman Henry Trying to Watch the Superbowl--- James Edward Lee Sr. Couplet adventure, analogy, appreciation, football,
God's Revenge Darrell Collins Crown of Sonnets betrayal, football,
At the Football Match Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse football, character, color, crush, england,
Humility In America L. J. Carber Prose appreciation, football, god, humanity,
SUPER BOWL BLUES Jim Tidd Senryu football,
Premium Member Poem SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY Kim Rodrigues Free verse football, social,
I'm Too Old for the Super Bowl ilene bauer Rhyme football,
Premium Member Poem Johnny Unitas Bobby May Free verse football,
Premium Member Poem Goeth, Ye Patriots Gregory R Barden Free verse analogy, football, fun, humorous,
Premium Member Poem FOOTBALL-QUARTERBACK--TB James Edward Lee Sr. Than-Bauk analogy, anxiety, football, word
RAMS WIN Jim Tidd Senryu football,
Premium Member Poem Superbowl LA Rams Chantelle Anne Cooke Haiku adventure, football, sea, sun,
Premium Member Poem game day cs parker Free verse america, appreciation, football,
Premium Member Poem Cup Final Forgiveness Dennis East Verse father daughter, football, kiss,
Play Us Or Slay Us Darrell Collins Sonnet appreciation, football, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Eat, drink, and be merry Gershon Wolf Rhyme celebration, drink, food, football,
Another Giants Game Matthew Anish Concrete football, poetry,
let me talk about the love mohamad safan ABC age, football, friend, fun,
Coach Colette Dright Narrative desire, emotions, football, love,
The Rules of Football Marabi Amfaal Hydara Rhyme football, 11th grade, confidence, dedication,
Premium Member Poem mnf cs parker Free verse america, football, sports,
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha David Horne Couplet football, angel, appreciation, celebrity, death,
Premium Member Poem Have a Ball Gershon Wolf Light Verse baseball, basketball, football, fun,
Premium Member Poem patriot way cs parker Free verse america, appreciation, football,
Premium Member Poem schegule cs parker Free verse america, football,
Premium Member Poem flag happy cs parker Free verse football,
Premium Member Poem fundamentals cs parker Free verse america, football,
For a Moment in Time - NFL Colette Dright Narrative football, memory, sports, thank
The Play Is Made M. L. Kiser Tritina baseball, basketball, football, fun,
Football Widower Michelle Faulkner Limerick football, games, sports,
Premium Member Poem Football Mark Toney Footle football, poetry, soccer, sports,
Six-Word Couplet Series Encore Michelle Faulkner Couplet football, games, sports,
SYMPOSIA Debjani Mitra Enclosed Rhyme football, computer, cry, deep, feelings,
SYMPOSIA Debjani Mitra Enclosed Rhyme football, computer, cry, deep, feelings,
Premium Member Poem FALL TRUMPET Kim Rodrigues Haiku football, music, seasons,
September Michelle Faulkner Haiku autumn, football, games, sports,
Premium Member Poem Mike Stoops Meets the Crimson Banshee Robert Candler Rhyme football, anxiety, betrayal, destiny, farewell,
He Lives, He Learns Marcus Lattimore Sonnet football, abuse, addiction, black african
Premium Member Poem My Greatest Gift and Biggest Weakness Eve Roper Rhyme football, trust,
Premium Member Poem The GOAT Gregory R Barden Limerick celebrity, football, humorous, sports,
shout up and do-it Allan Terry Ballad baseball, basketball, film, football,
Premium Member Poem A Brutal Sport Gershon Wolf Rhyme america, death, football, hurt,
The pearly gate steven jess Rhyme anxiety, cute, fishing, football,
Aztec Summer Lawrence Sharp Free verse dream, football, hero,
Football, It's Bigger Than Jesus Nick Trim Free verse football,
The Philadelphia Soul Robert Pettit Light Verse football, sports,
Philadelphia Eagles Robert Pettit Senryu football, sports,
Premium Member Poem Fall Caren Krutsinger Ninette football, seasons,
Football Manager Nick Trim Rhyme computer, football, soccer,

About This Page

Football Poems. Above are examples of poems about football. This list of American football poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and modern examples of football poetry. This list of works about football is an excellent resource for examples of how to write football poems.

Football Poem Example

The Victory Dance

To play as if today
Is your only chance.
Some say, “It’s just a game.”
Have they done the Victory Dance?

When hard-earned Victory
Was finally at hand,
Have they felt the glory
Raining down from the stands?

To do or not to do….
No one wants to hear, “We tried.”
Effort and dedication will be rewarded… 
They are the magic on your side. 

Yes, to fall short is still an option;
But much better to succeed.
Heroes are made and remembered
Only by their deeds.

So, just go out and win.
Give your all to each and every chance.
Persevere and achieve…

And do the Victory Dance.

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