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Tennis Poems | Examples of Tennis Poetry

Tennis Poems. Below are examples of poems about tennis. This list of poetry about tennis is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of tennis poetry. This list of works about tennis is a great resource for examples of tennis poems and show how to write poems about tennis. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Tennis Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
proposition beach Happiness Blank verse tennis, adventure, age,
Premium Member Poem Keep Extra Clothes At Work Caren Krutsinger Free verse tennis, introspection,
Premium Member Poem I Hate Animal Dumpers Caren Krutsinger Free verse tennis, pets,
On the Beach Josephine Brennand Senryu tennis, write, writing,
The Stench Christine Phillips Narrative tennis, america, courage, destiny, encouraging,
Different Ball Same Rules Christine Phillips Narrative tennis, appreciation, basketball, blessing, celebration,
Premium Member Poem Try Not To Look Caren Krutsinger Free verse tennis, fear,
Dansette Owen Yeates Rhyme tennis, memory,
Premium Member Poem VOLLEY WORLDS LIKE TABLE TENNIS James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse tennis, analogy, metaphor, words,
Premium Member Poem Being Her Shoes Caren Krutsinger Personification tennis, humor,

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Eternal Quest
by Gershon Wolf
Ping pong match
  Tennis game  
Eternal quest
  For temporal fame
 
Back and forth
  Balls, then eyes
Mesmerized 
  By trophy's prize

In...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, sports, success,

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Blazing Hot
by ilene bauer
My friends are at the tennis match
But I am here at home
And not because it’s comfortable
For me to write my poem.

The weather forecast for today
Is...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, weather,

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But She Was My Friend
by Caren Krutsinger
She was a friend or so I thought, thinking we were quite similar.
Then I discovered she could not keep a confidence, and she regularly fabricated.
Even...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, betrayal, goodbye,

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SYMPOSIA
by Caren Krutsinger
Imagine a brilliantly intensely inner-connected symposia
Of beliefs that humans with nature and other species can be one,
Envision flying people taught by robins and wrens, for...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, animal, appreciation, leadership, nature,

Tennis anyone
by David Willey
Starting with the toss up
I’ve made an unforced error
I’ve only gone and followed through
Squeezed the jissom out the old fella
New balls (and pants) please –...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, humorous, rude, sexy, silly,

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Memory is notoriously short
by Gershon Wolf
When it comes to sport
Memory is notoriously short

Tennis great Jimmy Connors was 'the brat' when teen-aged
By his late thirties, his star ascended, he was all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, memory, sports, tiger,

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The Chosen One
by Caren Krutsinger
I was thrilled when my boss signed me up for a team building workshop.
Only one teacher per school gets to attend, and it will be...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, life,

All Hands
by Rico Leffanta
A seaman  called, "Octopus" Dennis
Was known to the girls  as a menace
A sign from Above
Predicted "True Love"
"But you gotta go out and play...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, culture, feelings, love, lust,

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To School
by Casarah Nance
A funny thing happened on the way to school,
I swear I saw an alligator in Ms. Mary's pool.
I kept on walking but it looked at...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, childhood, fun, funny, school,

I Grew Up In Bath
by Nick Trim
I grew up in Bath in the nineteen nineties,
when shorts were short and we wore tighty whities.
When Bath were the champions of English Rugby,
we don't...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, nostalgia,

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Stan Keefeat
by PAT Adams
Stan Keefeet sure loved his old tennis shoes
They did not love him, was not any news
When kicked off
Everyone coughed
With lots of crying and cussing and...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, character, humorous, imagery,

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Gimme a Break
by ilene bauer
You can break a promise, break a toy,
Break a rack in pool;
Break a tennis player’s serve
And even break a rule.

Break a horse to saddle up;
Take...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, word play,

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Sportsmanship
by ilene bauer
Two tennis pros at Wimbledon,
Competing stroke for stroke,
Played six hours plus and both
Were going, as they say, for broke.

Of course, at last it had to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, emotions,

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Federer
by ilene bauer
At Wimbledon, all dressed in white,
Is Federer, still at the height
Of tennis genius, a delight
To watch when he's in action.

Against opponents he will fight,
Displaying his...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, star,

Day Dreaming
by Deric Barry

The time spent thinking up these rhymes,
could be put to better use.
I could learn a language, or DIY the house.
Maybe learn to fly a plane,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, dream, fun,

Ride
by Christopher Flaherty
There are many thing's I would like to say to you
But
Words can only do harm
When your world resides in the palm of your hand
And the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, fear,

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Too Focused on Health
by Brian Johnston
Retirement comes, I'm at loose ends,
But blessed to have some loyal friends
From work, from church, from family,
And tennis, gym less formally,
A men's group too for...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, health, life,

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City Walk
by Stephe Watson
 City Walk (or Lola)

A city walk.
Springtime and a scarf bundled about the Adam’s apple.
A wedge of lemon. That sucked.
A triangle of mandarin.
Or two. Now...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, dog, philosophy,

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Once
by ilene bauer
Once there was a tennis player*
From a town in Spain.
Ever since he started winning,
Clay was his domain.

As he rose up through the ranks
(He's number 1...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, spanish,

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One Liners Encore
by Jack Ellison

A woman says to her dentist, “Don't know what's worse
Having a tooth pulled or having a baby”
Dentist says, “Must adjust the chair to make us...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tennis, fun,