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Sports Sonnet Poems

These Sports Sonnet poems are examples of Sonnet poems about Sports. These are the best examples of Sonnet Sports poems written by international poets.


Bull Riding Sonnet
You see the young man settle in the gate,
helmet on his head, armor on his chest,
the big, gray bull rustles, showing his hate,
they call him...

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Categories: america, animal, anxiety, crazy,



Premium Member When We Idolized
  ~ A Sonnet in Iambic Tetrameter ~

  Remember when we idolized
    Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Shoeless Joe ...

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Categories: celebrity, hero, loss, sports,

Premium Member Love
"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. The word is love." Sophocles, Greek Poet 

How is the tender word love...

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Categories: cry, day, family, food,

Spring Skiing Sonnet
The sun beats brighter than it did last month,
with mercury up in the low forties,
my time is running out for winter fun,
March is such a...

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Categories: imagery, light, seasons, sports,

Premium Member Bye Bye Fat Me
I can’t believe it’s really me
Waist to head, I’m a Christmas tree
From this fat, I’ll never be free
A healthy life I’ll never see

I gained a...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: addiction, body, change, food,



Cheer more than chase the ball
Here are a handful of hysteric men 
That seem to run random in rationed time,
To pour sweat whatso be the reigning clime, 
Chasing the ball...

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Categories: football, sports,

Natural Snow Sonnet
It comes from the sky, white, powdery gifts,
upsets may, but gets us vibrating,
we call in from work, get cover for shifts,
no way we are not...

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Categories: imagery, light, seasons, snow,

Snowmaking Sonnet
Two rust-red tubes running up the hillside,
by the wood's edge, hidden just in the trees,
they have water, and compressed air inside,
pumped up the mountain to...

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Categories: fun, light, nature, seasons,

Premium Member Campfire Cologne
I am now "away from the noise,"  
my fruit gum I am chewing.  
Sitting here wondering what the boys,  
could be doing.  

 
 
Now all unpacked,  
a book I...

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Categories: animal, boy, cool, humor,

College-League Baseball Sonnet
Small stadium built in the late forties,
minor-league once, but has been left behind,
built with girders and backless, wooden seats,
a local relic of an older time.
The...

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Categories: america, appreciation, baseball, imagery,

Premium Member Summer
High-spirited sports car enthusiasts, burning rubber
and speeding in the wind. Motorcycle lovers, making
high-sounding noises. Birds singing by day; crickets
by night. Fight off the mosquitoes, wasps,...

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Categories: summer,

In the Heat
I won a chess game in the heat, they say that
chess players are nerds, like Robert the rat,
he comes into my garden, can't escape my...

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Categories: games, health, sports,

Premium Member Sweet Scented Thoughts
My many many thoughts linger, 
in the dusting of the springtime, 
I turn pages with my finger, 
I love to read each loving rhyme. 

...

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Categories: books, flower, love, sweet,

Premium Member Spring's Other Side
Spring is the time to venture out and play
the pretty flowers are wearing the bees
maybe it is bright and sunny all day
early morning may come...

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Categories: flower, humor, morning, rain,

Ski-Racer Sonnet
Sitting astride a frozen mountainside,
eighty others waiting their turn to go,
on the slope blue and red gates a path scribe,
a man says, “racer ready;” so...

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Categories: senses, snow, sports, winter,


Book: Shattered Sighs