Sports Poems

Poems on Sports

Sports are complex in that they are a way to escape our lives as well as a way to look at our lives in a clearer way. In the world of sports the line of victory and defeat is quite clear. There is no question of what team you are on or what position you play within the team. These things are not always clear in real life. Escaping to the world of sports is an opportunity to think about these questions in our own lives.

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Sports Poetry - Poetry about Sports

Sports Poetry 1-10 of 16

  • by Daren L. Gardner
  • Published: May 2013
The Biker's Road

Raise the door or just take off the cover,
there she sits just waiting for us to hover.

Our first glance we know she waits,…

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  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 94
  • Rating: 4.33
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Football Sports Poem
  • by Dj Tanner
  • Published: Sep 2008
What Was Going Through Your Mind?

Whats going through your mind when your running up the side, only 1 man to beat?
When he runs fast you'll run faster, can he take the heat?…

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  • Rating: 4.17

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Poem About A Rodeo
  • by Erika
  • Published: Aug 2011
Legendary Bull Rider

As he walks you can hear the spurs on his boots
He walks on over and hops in the chute
then waits alone with the bull
until the moment when the date is pulled…

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  • Votes 30
  • Rating: 4.03
Poem About Soccer
  • by Ashley
  • Published: Dec 2008
One Look

As I stand on that muddy grass field,
The roar of the cheering crowds
Is all I seem to hear.
No specific voices, its all just a blur…

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  • Rating: 3.76
  • by Erin
  • Published: Apr 2009
My Rescue

My feet stick the black rubber
Its like some kind of magnetic tape
Day after day, it pulls me back
For not only does my body demand it,…

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  • Rating: 3.75
Bull Riding
  • by Haley Mcmillian
  • Published: May 2008
What Would I Do?

When you leave on Sunday's to go get on that bull,
and everyone thinks "oh that's seems so cool"
I'm home thinking of the possibility,
Of a very terrible injury.…

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  • Rating: 3.72
For The Good Of The Game
  • by Luis Limon
  • Published: Nov 2008
Not In Vain

If you can get an equalizer with 10 men,
If you can take the shot and forget your pain,
not all you went through was in vain,
If you can use the ground to your advantage in the hard rain,…

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  • Rating: 3.69

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