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Sports Poems | Examples of Sports Poetry

Sports Poems - Examples of all types of sports poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for sports.
Premium Member THANKFUL FOR SPORTS
Today I’m thankful for sports for showing us how to have fun and play.. and teaching us always try and do a little better than we did yesterday...Read More
Categories: sports, thanks,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Beanbag Baseball
elderly people some with walkers or canes, teams opposite each other, smiling nervously on one...Read More
Categories: fun, retirement, sports,
Form: Free verse
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 participating. The lots are plowed roughly, but well enough, we see the...Read More
Categories: sports, imagery, light, seasons, snow,
Form: Sonnet
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 hydrants steely. Hoses conduct it to tall silver tubes, snow guns that...Read More
Categories: sports, fun, light, nature, seasons,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Amateur Golfer
You’re trying to hang tough But your ball's in the rough Don’t throw a fit Just think then hit Forget all that pro stuff ...Read More
Categories: sports, anger, confusion, emotions, golf,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Basketball
basket shooting three pointer nothing but net victory ...Read More
Categories: sports, basketball, boy, games, hero,
Form: Lanterne
Premium Member Titans - TB
two titans clashed, exchanged trash talk; what splash they made!...Read More
Categories: sports, boxing day , conflict, people,
Form: Than-Bauk
Swimming
The sight of the blue water Shook me with great fear. A small pool turned into an ocean And I cried loudly in tension.? The sight of the blue water Was one I had to savor. Fear and tension receded While...Read More
Categories: sports, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
The Skier
The skier raced The parent paced The track was steep A gold medal he would keep His time was fast The moment passed The snow was white The path was bright He took a turn Victory he yearns Snow started to fall He won it all!...Read More
Categories: sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Jets
It’s Sunday afternoon and several of us, Leong, Sunny, Anna, Lisa and her new BF Dave (well, he isn’t ‘new,’ he’s 26) and I are watching an NFL football game. The Eagles vs the Jets. There’s...Read More
Categories: sports, football, friendship, fun, humor,
Form: Free verse
Winning Mentality
Contenders believe they can reach the top Champions believe they belong there...Read More
Categories: psychological, sports,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Simone Biles
Celebrated American gymnast, Simone Biles Is ahead of her competition a fistful of miles The most decorated in Olympic medals, ever. In hearts and minds of fans, she'll live forever....Read More
Categories: appreciation, celebrity, sports, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Neeraj Chopra
India's pride, Neeraj Chopra ~ His javelin sings for sports opera, With his golden arm, he breaks world records, An Army Subedar*, he's won many awards. *Subedar - a mid-level junior commissioned officer....Read More
Categories: sports,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member If My Muscles Could Talk To Me
My muscles know not my ultimate intent “Around the block or just to that sign Please share with us what’s on your mind We hope this sprint is just a short way Or you need to add a speed...Read More
Categories: sports, health, high school, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
The Athlete
Discipline athlete Heed rules of sportsmanship, Go for winning feat....Read More
Categories: devotion, education, science, sports,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Sports Poems

Definition | What is Sports in Poetry?