Sports Poems | Examples of Sports Poetry

Sports Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of sports poems. This list of poems for sports is a great resource for examples of sports poems and show how to write poems for sports. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

Popular Sports Poem Pages

These are popular sports poem pages. However, don't forget our list of new sports poems below on this page (keep scrolling down).


The poem(s) are below...



Sports Poems (New)

New Sports Poems  
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hate, humor, irony, nursery sports,
Sports
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Sports, sports, 
I love sports
About as much
As venereal warts....

Read More
Details | Carpe Diem | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: career, confidence, growing up, sports,
Pool career
by Evan no
Family?
What has happened.
Moving on.
Both are good for letting me chill.
When out?
Be careful who you ask.
I'll take care of. 
When I get a job I will!

I...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animal, courage, fishing, flower, sports,
Humanity
by Robert Black
Put criminals in a zoo
And wild animals in prison
For all to mock
And see
Kill a lion
Because you can
But only with a weapon
Put a metal bit 
In...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports, success,
The Race of Your Life
by shawna horsley
Give it your all and do your best.
Always tell your self you can out run the rest.
Your heart is racing, your palms all sweaty,
you're ready...

Read More
Details | Imagism | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium MemberSTILL POINT 34
by Brian Strand
infrared
decision
         review


...

Read More
Details | ABC | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hilarious, horse, metaphor, race, sports, word play,
Horse racing
by Reginald Telemacque
She opened her legs then hopped up on it

She gripped it tight then sat down on it

He started to move so she began to ride...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium Memberso if I sat
by cs parker
so if I sat
in younger years
when it was my turn
to come to bat
would the fans
go wild
or say 
there's something
wrong with 
that child...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
GIVE YOUR BEST SHOT
by Lei Strauss
After plenty of days of hard work
This is the time of exemplifying your strength
Your confidence and inner power
Finally seen by my fellowmen 
You may not...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, basketball, beautiful, sports,
Swimming With The Boston Celtics A Poem For Jealous Fans
by Laura McCadden
I’ve never taken a swim with the dolphins
But I did swim with the Celtics 
One day in Miami
An odd celebrity encounter 
Just me and the...

Read More
Details | Lyric | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, humor, murder, parody, sports,
Ode to My Barbed Wire-Wrapped Baseball Bat
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Take me out to the kill people game
Turn me loose on the crowd
Give me some kidneys and backs to crack
I don't care who it is...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, basketball, sports,
Sports
by James Haley
Sports is such a crazy mess
All that wasted time watching your team
But if they win you’ll feel your best
It's crazy how it can affect your...

Read More
Details | Senryu | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
The Circle of Life
by Richard Olson


                        ...

Read More
Details | Political Verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: health, humanity, mental illness, sports, usa,
Premium MemberAmend the Amendment
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I propose amending
the U.S. Second Amendment.

The right to own and transport and fire arms
shall be constrained
to include only those who demonstrate sufficient mental health
to have...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium MemberHit the mat
by Craig Hawkins
Rolling the punches
Using my hunches
Duck and dive
Trying to survive
Bombardment of blows
Bloodies my nose
Waiting for the bell
10 seconds from hell
Hit the mat
No more combat
There goes the...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports, water,
Pool of Youth
by rob hart
Legs propelling me off the edge
underwater.
Looking up, ceiling going by.
Diaphragm controlling steady exhaling,
arms overhead.
Then breaststroking, legs frog kicking,
air bubbling out my nose-
preventing water going in.
Maybe...

Read More
Details | Shape | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: color, fun, games, image, sports,
Shape of Chess
by Gadley Han Abriol
                        ...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: betrayal, confidence, destiny, golf, sports,
Premium MemberTraps
by Sheri Fresonke Harper
Best be those who mind their tees and traps
for a green man lurks in the swamps
wanting to win over the lives of the tramps
mucking their...

Read More
Details | Footle | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Boxing Champ
by zelene desha

Hooked bout
Knockout


Contest: One Footle Only
Nov 1, 2017


...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, basketball, boxing day , sports,
AN ATHLETE'S POEM
by Lei Strauss
It takes a lot of time to master such skill
There are lot of downtimes but I climb on my hill
There are days that my body...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, health, softball, sports,
Strike Three
by Alley Mcintosh
0 balls 0 strikes, no outs, top of the first
Jogging up to the mound 
You jump over the foul line because of superstition 
Left hand...

Read More
Details | Tetractys | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium MemberMemory of Playing Softball
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
Play 
Softball
Run the base
Was Hind catcher
Won second place in the championships

Written on October 20,2017
Contest:Dust Off a Memory 
Contest Sponsor: Broken Wings...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Archery
by Darlene De Beaulieu
Two friends go camping
In the wilderness
They bring a target board
With bows and arrows

The target is up
They all get ready
One at a time wait
For each of...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, life, nature, sports, spring,
Premium MemberA Splendid Spring Fall Day
by Gregory R Barden
Ah, the air - so sweet!
Early Spring essences ...
Pine cones, lilacs and cherry blossoms,
With a wispy and not unpleasant hint of wood smoke,

A waft of...

Read More
Details | Blank verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: confidence, courage, fantasy, heaven, sports,
SHRILL CRY
by haniyya khader
It was halloween night
I heard children shouting with glee
One odd looking man 
knocked my door
Filled my bag with goodies
and opended the door
He snatched the chocolate...

Read More
Details | Quatrain | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium MemberThe Rivalry
by Dean Wood
The Crimson Ruby from the North
Refuses to forget!
The midnight sapphire of the South
Still rues the day they met!

A fever wrought of by-gone days
Of insults, blood...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, betrayal, military, patriotic, sports, usa,
ON BENDED KNEE
by Pete Yuhas
NONE OF THE BRAVE 
NONE OF THE HONORABLE
NONE OF THE ABOVE

Look around at what you have, everything in life
thousands upon thousands died, trying to end...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anti bullying, baseball, basketball, sports,
When We Win
by Joseph D. Smith
We play to win
Because they expect it
The other team is honored
Only when we play to win

In our league
We are playing to honor 
The other team
That's...

Read More
Details | Haiku | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports, summer,
On High Waves
by AFZAL NUSKER
upsurge of surfers -
on carousel of high waves
rides their flamboyance


Date : 09/18/2017...

Read More
Details | Pantoum | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium MemberStifling a Giggle
by Victor Buhagiar
Nonchalantly they practiced skating artistically,
Both considered champions in their own right, 
At one point they separated, each to his own end
When he suddenly fell, unbecomingly...

Read More
Details | Triolet | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Athletic stars
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
hot ghost chasers
around track fields
rewarded for catching none
...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: games, humor, humorous, mountains, sports,
Why I am not interested in climbing mountains
by Peter Brooks
I can't imagine any pleasure,
              in being stuck,
         ...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Bottems UP
by alan balter
Bottoms Up[


I was looking around for a new winter sport
Something rigorous but not a dangerous sort
A good friend of mine suggested to me
“if you can...

Read More
Details | Free verse | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sports,
Premium MemberTHE VOLLEYBALL GAME
by Kim Rodrigues
THE VOLLEYBALL GAME

feet on plastic,
bleacher   c r a c k s.

            ...

Read More
Details | Rhyme | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, football, home, loss, sports,
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...

Read More