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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.
Premium Member Super Sunday
A fiery glow envelops those assembled A revival meeting, uncannily resembled The vast amphitheater packed to the gills Worshipers revel in vulgar thrills Once...Read More
Categories: america, analogy, football, forgiveness,
Form: Couplet

Go Eagles
Fly Eagles down the road I see a victory Fly eagles the other teams are history When you cross the touchdown line You will hear a symphony Win the championship and do your victory dance Then...Read More
Categories: football, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Super Bowl
Hey, hey, Diddle, Diddle Big run up the middle. They won in over time by two. With the Super Bowl win Dinner is a Prime Rib. Lose, cold humble pie and stewe. Entered in the Brian Strand poetry contest. #1178. 1/30/23...Read More
Categories: football, sports,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Life of a Widow
Tomorrow is Sunday on TV, NFL-football will be played No joy or hope in the life of a widow ~ I mean, an NFL-TV-wife __________________________ ...Read More
Categories: football, joy, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FruitBall
There was a time when the great, gridiron classic, Was the ultimate in athletic pursuit. But lately, the evolution has been warped, by Policy & standards that have served to...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Dramatic Verse

The game a start Crowd was cheering Out on the field First down was nearing Thought he was fast Could rush past you You wrapped him up The last thing you knew You stood up, Lights went out to the Ground you...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Punting
Punt Warm and windy, not November at all The rains have wandered everywhere But this dusty grid of dead turf Punt Sail, sail and turnover, it’s beautiful Rebecca would like it here today Open, wide open and free The dirt smells like...Read More
Categories: football, introspection, journey, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Creator Of Poetry In Motion
A short stout figure in the forward line of attack, controlled with skill the darting ball on the green turf. With the magnetic pair of magical legs like a wizard, spearheaded the attacking formation across the...Read More
Categories: analogy, football,
Form: Free verse
Deja vu
We live in a world: nor and for, Wherein a game’s played like a war, And a war like a game— Winning the only aim, Look at Soccer World Cup for sure. ___________________________________ Happenings |12.12.2022| Limerick, world, war Poet’s note: Look...Read More
Categories: football, games, war, world,
Form: Limerick
Leo Messi
I love a person small, He sprints alike a young gazelle. And when he turns afront the goal; He does is so very well. He's got seven ballond'ors, And he's got six golden boots. He's counting seven hundred and more Of goals...Read More
Categories: football, soccer,
Form: Epic
L. MESSI vs C.RONALDO™ They're two male G. O. A. T striving for the throne: One named Lionel, other named Cristiano, One aged 35. The other aged 37, One is seen as a god, The other as super hero....Read More
Categories: 1st grade, football, god,
Form: ABC
To Brazilian Football Team
They left before the end The game is not for over They had to leave the field I’ve grown up, Growing up to the graveyard tomb I’ve watched, Watching many won and defeated teams No; never I supported this team, Still not supporting...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Free verse
Hawaii football beat BYU three times in December Those were my greatest holiday mementos to crow Of all the holiday gifts those I'll always remember To see our team in green blow by blue added to my glow...Read More
Categories: december, football, memory,
Form: Quintain (English)
Magic Patrick
Written By: D. Collins 11/21/22 Magic Patrick Magic Patrick can pull a rabbit from a hat. No matter how far down, he always comes back. Running up the field with a pivot and a pirouette. Or scramble for an...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member But it's the World Cup
Ahh, Sunday morning, worked hard all week, my day of rest. Settle down and watch a bit of soccer and the cricket test I hear her footsteps coming, she is hurrying, my lovely wife She looks after me...Read More
Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Football Poems

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