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Soccer Poems

Soccer Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about soccer. This list of soccer poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Easily the world's most popular sport, soccer is known as "football" everywhere except in the United States and is played by some of the world's best and most-gifted athletes. The FIFA World Cup is the most-watched sporting event in the world. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of soccer poetry. This list of works about soccer is an excellent resource for examples on how to write soccer poems.

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Half-life
It's me and the four walls again;
I look outside the window with agony.
No more handshakes,
No more random house visits,
No more sky-gazing,
No more playing soccer.....
Life feels stale - unpalatable to the soul
My world feel as though it's sinking
into the abyss,
with every...Read More
Categories: soccer, emotions, endurance, imagery, life, loneliness, me, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Rain


All night unto dawn
a gentle sadness
a comforting...

there is a dreaming rain falling
it is younger than morning mist
it is the first and last teardrop
as the world recalls its ancient roots.

I rest in the backwash of my own ebbing waves.
My breath cleansed...Read More
Categories: soccer, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Looking Through The Glasses Reflecting About The Masses
Someone once published a title “A Tale of Two Cities” 
And tonight’s European football fate seemed to be artistically witty 
Over Anfield the stadium was a fill 
While Paris there was nil 

With Man City Citizens and their gunners getting...Read More
Categories: evil, games, london, mirror, paris, sick, soccer,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Let The Foxes In And Shut The Villians Out
Foxes found themselves at home 
In a match they could dial in by phone 
A villain came into their midst 
Trying to cure themselves from the bottom half EPL cyst 
Noted as the visiting team the villains knew they were...Read More
Categories: soccer, confidence, england, football, good night, prison, seasons,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Upon Watching A Video Review
Video replay review video replay review 
I am so frustrated with you 
They said it was offside 
What are you getting at West Ham lied? 
Film makers should suggest 
Moving pictures are not perfect and could create a mess 
You...Read More
Categories: blue, emotions, england, film, heartbroken, red, soccer,
Form: Rhyme Royal



Premium Member Club America And The Matches They Do Strike
I sit here waiting for my fish dinner 
Wondering if Club America is going to be a winner 
With no wall in sight 
The casino sports books say this is going to be a good match, right 
One side of...Read More
Categories: america, blue, drink, fish, political, soccer, sports,
Form: Rhyme Royal
in the trenches
the match seems
to be going well
but what the hell
she just pulled
my hair from
behind and
mind you
i want
to

fall for you
like a soccer
player does to
get a flag against 
the other team Member...Read More
Categories: soccer, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Erik's Birthday
The day you were born you are mother and father's miracle,
You were a very calm baby boy.

Walter brought baby Erik and mom home from the hospital,
Mom could stay at home with you for a few months.

You learned to walk and...Read More
Categories: soccer, appreciation, best friend, blessing, celebration, god, march,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chelsea Alive After Round Number Five
After doing my author duties 
Got to the pub for a futbol beauty 
Liverpool Chelsea in a duel under the lights 
Should go down to the final seconds I do write 
But the score before I order is one nil...Read More
Categories: blue, england, food, london, red, soccer, sports,
Form: Rhyme Royal
My Friend Edwin
                                       ...Read More
Categories: soccer, adventure, america, friendship, sports,
Form: Verse



Premium Member How Is It Goal In
Liverpool showed very early they have a goal 
How very cold? 
But the Londoners got off the couch 
And stood tall without a slouch 
They scored one really quick 
Giving the clock not much time to tick 
As the first...Read More
Categories: courage, games, money, red, soccer, sports, truth,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Lorne Park Days
What good memories living with our parents and grandparents Dr.Wolf and Dr.Erika,
My sons Kirk and Erik and my younger sister Antje and I all lived together in the beautiful house.

My sons signed up for soccer, my  oldest son Kirk...Read More
Categories: soccer, appreciation, blessing, children, family, god, grandparents, hockey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Remembering The Spread In The West Ham United Relegation Debt
It is at the half 
And the Hammies have not taken a bath 
Due to the rain 
Schedule was changed and that was a pain 
You see the UK had swamps like in Florida 
Delaying the little piggy’s invitation to...Read More
Categories: blue, boy, city, england, london, rain, soccer,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Chelsea's Two Sins On Goal
Chelsea was supposed to be on top 
At the half time stop 
But it was M U 
That got one through 
One nil 
As everyone left their seats for a fill 

Hopefully it will change for pensioners in blue 
Since...Read More
Categories: anger, blue, england, night, red, rights, soccer,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member The Relegation Review
Something happened that shook the ground 
The Hammies were victory bound 
Two goals up late in the game 
They thought the words of relegation would be tamed 
Suddenly, the seagulls started to pest 
Not allowing the Hammies a rest 
Finding...Read More
Categories: class, destiny, games, heartbroken, leaving, soccer, sports,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Futbol Mid Week Fixture Flings
Waiting for bubbles 
Here on the pitch 
Hope there will be no trouble 
From Liverpool being in a winning niche 
Known for being paper back writers 
And always having the attitude of being fighters 
The Reds will have to deal...Read More
Categories: england, games, london, night, poetry, red, soccer,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Fortune Cookie Retold
To be or not to be that is here the question of ambivalence

	Or is it the answer posed as a dire request

Socrates might have a shot and I don’t mean the soccer player

	Although goal line technology comes to my mind

A...Read More
Categories: soccer, truth,
Form: Free verse
The Orphan
The Orphan

At a time a young mother and her secrets knew,
that a infant boy in her life where counted days in few.
A priest helped her to put the child into an orphanage he knew,
a Saint Franciscan home with facilities for...Read More
Categories: soccer, 12th grade, endurance, metaphor,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Reds Wolves At Night
Flood lights are bright 
One more match am I right 
It’s the reds of Liverpool 
And the Wolves who are determined not to be fools 

Soon it will be a weekend break 
With only the England Champions games at stake...Read More
Categories: anxiety, desire, england, red, soccer, sports, time,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Four Goals And Tuesday Night Fun
I sit here 
In a place where I have no fear 
Will there be another score? 
Does the crowd want more? 
Chelsea is on top 
While Arsenal should not want to stop 
The cheery contingent wants the action 
And the...Read More
Categories: blue, england, fun, games, red, soccer, time,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Six Notebooks of Summer
Like Thoreau I sought out Walden’s Pond
For me, it was my grandmother’s field of soybeans
Lost in the bowels of a small gray shed I fancied a cabin
I stumbled on it when I was eight, an explorer, in the summer.

It became...Read More
Categories: soccer, nostalgia, write, writing,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Upon Watching Goals Being Taken Away
Where were you last year 
Back in relegation I did hear 
Have your beer with your cheer 
West Ham will level it soon 
Under this Friday Night moon 

Hammies gave it a try 
And it would have worked if someone...Read More
Categories: cheer up, confusion, fun, games, integrity, soccer,
Form: Rhyme Royal
THE DAY PELE DISAPPEARED

          
      Team named Santos of Pelé, Coutinho, Doval, Mengálvio, Pepe and cia played against a Ceará first division team. It was not Ceará nor
the Fortaleza....Read More
Categories: soccer, allegory, allusion, art, football, hilarious, sports, tribute,
Form: Prose
Premium Member NOT YOUR OLD GENERATION GRANDPARENTS
From the moment we became grandparents we have felt conflicted
at the way, in books and media, grandparents are depicted.

But we’ve been grandparents for a while now 
(one grandchild just graduated college)
So we believe it is time to share some grand-parental...Read More
Categories: soccer, grandparents,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Auto de Fe' at Plaza Mayor


Sixteen-Eighty was brutal on saints and their hissing cats.
A turgid June, thickened as it was by an immature sanguinary wine
failed to quench the civil mob.

Above the birthday cake façade,the pink and cerise porticos,
the heavenly-frocked casements, the stucco -
a tiered sibilance...Read More
Categories: soccer, poetry,
Form: Free verse

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