Top 100 Poems About: FOOTBALL

In this page, poems on / about “football” are listed.
  • 1.
    Goalkeeper Joe

    Joe Dunn were a bobby for football
    He gave all his time to that sport,
    He played for the West Wigan Whippets,
    On days when they turned out one short. read more »

    Marriott Edgar
  • 2.
    Is My Team Ploughing

    "Is my team ploughing,
    That I was used to drive
    And hear the harness jingle
    When I was man alive?" read more »

    Alfred Edward Housman
  • 3.
    Old Schooldays

    Awake, of Muse, the echoes of a day
    Long past, the ghosts of mem'ries manifold --
    Youth's memories that once were green and gold
    But now, alas, are grim and ashen grey. read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 4.
    My Old Football

    YOU can keep your antique silver and your statuettes of bronze,
    Your curios and tapestries so fine,
    But of all your treasures rare there is nothing to compare
    With this patched up, wornout football pal o’ mine. read more »

    John Milton Hayes
  • 5.
    To Win A Game

    How do you win a football game? Not by skill alone or clever plays,
    in modern days the game has changed and subterfuge and actors
    ways will pave the path to glory. Fitness pays a fair reward to keep read more »

    Ivan Donn Carswell
  • 6.
    Super Bowl Day

    They're playing in the bowl tomorrow
    and we are so very proud.
    We Seahawk fans are loyal read more »

    Joyce Johnson-Merryweather
  • 7.
    The Ultimate Fan

    You've all heard about our Seahawks,
    The Super Bowl winning team.
    Their twelfth man... their faithful fans, read more »

    Joyce Johnson-Merryweather
  • 8.

    Just like a football I am and have
    been bounced around a bit,
    But only by chance of fate, no man read more »

    Joyce Johnson-Merryweather
  • 9.

    I take the snap from the center, fake to the right, fade back...
    I've got protection. I've got a receiver open downfield...
    What the hell is this? This isn't a football, it's a shoe, a man's
    brown leather oxford. A cousin to a football maybe, the same read more »

    Louis Jenkins
  • 10.
    The Higher Education

    (Harvard's prestige in football is a leading factor. The best players in the leading preparatory schools prefer to study at Cambridge, where they can earn fame on the gridiron. They do not care to be identified with Yale and Princeton.--JOE VILA in the Evening Sun.)

    "Father," began the growing youth,
    "Your pleading finds me deaf; read more »

    Franklin Pierce Adams
  • 11.
    After School, Street Football, Eighth Grade

    Their jeans sparkled, cut off
    way above the knee, and my
    friends and I would watch them read more »

    Dennis Cooper
  • 12.
    Fair Play

    Mirror mirror on the wall
    Could you please return our ball
    Our football went through your crack
    You have two now read more »

    Benjamin Zephaniah
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