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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 SOCCER EPITAPH alexandrine
If a reactive ,possession style is proclaimed it is vital to win the final football trophy game ...Read the rest...
Categories: football, philosophy,
Form: Alexandrine

Premium Member A SOCCER ELEGY
Oh dear oh dear where is the beautiful game? behind its defensive wall it seems passing back&forth is now the be&end-all- reactive not proactive & no guile 'wing-back' sums-up this woeful style ...Read the rest...
Categories: football, sports,
Form: Elegy
Football is a poet
FOOTBALL IS A POET (Inspired by barrister lanre badmus) Football is indeed a poet Fans actually stake bet. For their favorite team, Hopefully achieving their dreams. It is a package of passion, Her sublime skills are the perfection. Football doesn't welcome racism, Passion,...Read the rest...
Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Not For Elephants
In the liveliest REM stage of his night Bert beholds an unusual sight. A troupe of pink elephants sound a trumpet blast Then stomp united towards the grass. On the other side, a team of tall strong...Read the rest...
Categories: dream, football, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member England's great escape
Slovakia one deep dark despair depression England nil — hey Jude Bellingham bicycle kick Toney assist Kane header...Read the rest...
Categories: england, football, soccer,
Form: Tanka

Categories: 12th grade, appreciation, football,
Form: Clerihew
Though a Democrat, I play the devil's advocate
Though a Democrat, I play the devil's advocate... after reading the article (published in the July + August 2024 issue of Mother Jones) titled Raging bull - Donald Trump's pugilistic spokesman has taken campaigning to a whole new level of low. Beyond...Read the rest...
Categories: football, america, boxing day , celebrity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Precision
The sport of golf demands precision baseball, perfect vision... Although more popular than them all ~ football’s just collision* ______________________________ ...Read the rest...
Categories: baseball, football, golf, how
Form: Rubai
Collingwood, Oh Collingwood
In the heart of Melbourne's bustling streets, Lies a club where every footy fan meets. Black and white, their colors fly, A magpie's pride, soaring high. Collingwood, oh Collingwood, Where dreams are chased, and understood. With every kick, mark, and handball, The...Read the rest...
Categories: football, poems, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Voices
Today I was awakened by those of media, Who loudly speak above all the rest. Conveying thoughts that they were burdened, ...Read the rest...
Categories: football, sports,
Form: Narrative
Half time'er
.) thump thump Thug bang bang bang flip ...Read the rest...
Categories: football, philosophy,
Form: Light Verse
Jack 92
My people are from the community of football both local and national My people include varied characters from over 50 years in the game My people include comrades of shared successes and disappointments My people talk of times...Read the rest...
Categories: community, football, life, mental
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Defining Certain Sports
Basketball's considered a 'contact sport' Football is a 'sport of collision' Hunting animals 'for sport' ...Read the rest...
Categories: animal, basketball, football, how
Form: Rhyme
Jack 40
My eternal thanks I wish to express With gratitude to John from the local press Writing us off completely, with the words to the public he did say Advising us to avoid embarrassment and not turn up to...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, football, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Football is Religion
Football's my neighborhood's religion its altar, the couch near the kitchen Worshiping the big-screen television every home in the subdivision...Read the rest...
Categories: food, football, religion,
Form: Couplet

Specific Types of Football Poems

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Definition | What is Football in Poetry?

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