Sports Poems

Poems about 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.

Poems on Athletics and Sporting Events

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  1. What Was Going Through Your Mind?

    • By Dj Tanner
    • Published: September 2008
    Football Sports Poem

    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?
    Whats going through your mind when the X is open for the 40 yrd touchdown pass?
    He catches the ball and you hope this moment will always last....

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  3. Legendary Bull Rider

    • By Erika
    • Published: August 2011
    Poem About A Rodeo

    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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  4. My Court

    • By McKay K. Echols
    • Published: August 27, 2016
    Basketball Poem

    The dribble of the basketball,
    The swish of the net,
    The squeaking of my shoes against
    The wood floor,

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  6. The Biker's Road

    • By Daren L. Gardner
    • Published: May 2013

    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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  7. My Little Scrapper

    High School Football

    Thinking back through all the years
    How swiftly they've passed by
    I close my eyes and bite my lip
    Try so hard not to cry...

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  8. Not In Vain

    • By Luis Limon
    • Published: November 2008
    For The Good Of The Game

    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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  10. Jon My Football Hero

    One day my little boy of three
    With great big smiling eyes
    Said, "I'm going to play some football mom
    With all the bigger guys!"...

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  11. The Love Of The Game

    It's Friday night,
    I've got a game
    We play the Indians,
    My best friend's team...

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  12. One Look

    • By Ashley
    • Published: December 2008
    Poem About Soccer

    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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  13. Tribute To Dale Earnhardt Sr.

    I have built this machine with bleeding hands.
    I have shaped it to slice the wind.
    I have shined it with polish and sweat.
    I have balanced it with feel

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