Football Loss Poems

These Football Loss poems are examples of Loss poems about Football. These are the best examples of Loss Football poems written by international poets.


Cleveland Browns by Robert Pettit
The original Browns are not in Cleveland anymore.
They are now known as the Ravens, and they play in Baltimore.
A new Browns team built from scratch...

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Categories: football, loss,

The Tragedy Fades by David Welch
At twenty-three, Brett found his girl,
A green-eyed vision with strawberry curls,
A year of dating came and went,
And wedding bells the sky did rent.

Life was good,...

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Categories: depression, hope, loss, lost



Premium MemberOur New Home by Kevin Shaw
Our New Home

There is a rainbow over the stadium,
Team colours, Claret and Amber Gold.
A place that holds so many memories,
and the stories, that have been...

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Categories: childhood, football, home, loss,

VICTIM OF LOVE by MASONI ALEX
When I set my eyes on you the first day
It wasn't the first time I was falling in love at first sight
The first lines I...

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Categories: loss, abuse, bullying, confusion, feelings,

Tears on a photo by Alex Duffy
I was 1 and a half in the photograph of you holding me
You looked bored, like you couldn't wait to let go of me
I shed...

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Categories: loss, dad, death, deep, goodbye,

Dreams by Skye Robertson
I don’t remember my dreams 
At 1,2,or 3 but every other age is clear
When I was 4 I wanted to be daddy, 
a hero that...

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Categories: loss, age, childhood, dad, dream,

Football by Anthony Woods
Oh The Shame.

And so the curtain falls on another shambolic showing,
Then the inevitability of yet another manager going.
You build up a nations hopes and dreams,
Then...

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Categories: loss, anger, angst, england, football,

Elegy for Innocence by Brian Baumgarn
A warm, glowing September night.
Nondescript small town bar with
people enjoying fine company and revelry.
College football game just finished.
We won!
Some friends find a table and 
a...

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Categories: friend, loss, sorrow,

A Love Story by Sandip Goswami
The girl is an ultra-modern scholar, 
Belongs with an upper-middle class family. 
Looking very nice, smart, gets angry suddenly. 
She reads M.A in English at...

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Categories: culture, deep, emotions, loss,

DAD by Raina Hutchins
DAD....

If only we could have you back dad
Just for one more day
To hold you in our arms once more
Before you went away

To tell you how...

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Categories: dad, death, emotions, loss,

STOLEN CHILDREN by Jim Tidd
How quiet it is without video sounds---
Zelda on hunt or Star Wars rounds,
either on Nintendo, Playstation 2,
games that she all played, that is true. 
I...

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Categories: absence, children, loss, missing,

But A Whisper Pt 1 by kitty jones
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Categories: loss, child, farewell, first love,

My Micke boys by Shanity Rain
                To be called ..
     ...

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Categories: loss, angel, baby, baseball, beautiful,

CALEB A GORDLEY by Christina Wiliams
** This poem is in memory of Caleb, the 16 year old who got killed after he accidentaly went into his neighbor's house thinking it...

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Categories: loss, house, house,

A Soul Called Soul by Travis Lone Hill
I’m trapped in the American struggle/ 
Surrounded in the alcoholic drug addicted jungle/ 
In my soul called soul I seem to unknowingly look for trouble/...

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Categories: loss, confusion, depression, inspirational, life,

A Letter To My Ex by Sharika Sellman
You had me at hello but then 
Something happened in which you let go.
We use to love talking to each other day and night Because...

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Categories: girlfriend-boyfriend, history, life, loss,

Premium MemberMy History of Me, One Day by James Fraser
We awakened, we argued, just like we had done before
It was mostly about football, the Celtic versus Rangers score

I would choose my team, as usual...

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Categories: loss, brother, depression, family, life,

Premium MemberThat Monday Night by James Fraser
As brothers do
We argued at times
But on that Monday night
To the heavens you climbed

You ran ahead
But you could run very fast
I was left behind
Your life...

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Categories: loss, brother, death, family, life,

Save Our Wetlands by Nicole Sharon Brown
My home state loses a football field, 
Of coastal land each day of the year.
I’m no cheerleader about this,
It fills my heart with fear.

I wish...

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Categories: loss, animals, education, children, hope,

Premium MemberLetters from Afghanistan (cowritten by James Fraser) by Carolyn Devonshire
Dear Carolyn:
Another letter from another tour
In this place in the sand they call Helmand
This will be my last, for you can be sure
To never look...

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Categories: life, loss, warjoy,