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All About Ralph

This was quite a challenge!
You could call it - My potpourri!
It will give other "Soupers", a little glimpse,
of what it is that makes me - me!

I spent 21 years in the Air Force. 
One year in Vietnam.
Been to several Foreign Countries,
thanks to Uncle Sam!

I love classic country music,
like Jim Reeves and Johnny Cash.
I enjoy the older sitcoms,
like "Golden Girls" and "MASH"!

What's my favorite movie?
"Driving Miss Daisy", I must say!
My favorite singer is, Dean Martin,
even though he passed away.

Meatballs and Spaggetti,
that's my favorite dish.
I kinda favor, Italian food,
but I sure do not, like fish!

Baseball hats, on backwards,
and drivers on their "cell",
Tattoos, lip and nose rings,
bug me all-to-Hell!

I love golf and watching baseball.
I'm a die-hard Yankee fan.
I love to snack on Oreo cookies,
and "Cadbury chocolate, when I can!

I have an addiction to cruising.
December is when I go.
It's on "Royal Caribbean" or "Carnival" lines,
for the last 10 years in a row! 

Ralph Taylor
05/23/12

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  1. Date: 4/27/2015 4:41:00 PM
    Reads like an exciting life..Congrats on your winning work.Sara

  1. Date: 4/26/2015 12:16:00 AM
    Ralph, Congratulations on your "Bio of a Poet" WIN!!! LINDA

  1. Date: 4/22/2015 10:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win. Interesting to know that you like country music. Don't know if its a classic country but my mother wrote' Grapevine-Mickey Gilley' can be found on You Tube if interested. Thanks for bringing back memories...

    TAYLOR Avatar RALPH TAYLOR
    Date: 4/22/2015 2:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Judy! Classic country is all I listen to - Merle Haggard, George Jones, Charlie Pride, etc. Got no time for this modern day "so-called" country! To me it's just noise! Listened to Grapevine and enjoyed it! Thanks again for you comments! Hugs, Ralph
  1. Date: 4/20/2015 12:11:00 AM
    Brother congs on winning, I loved your poem I don't know much about the music, movies of those days but i believe it was fun Bryan

  1. Date: 4/19/2015 1:59:00 PM
    forgot the 7 :)

  1. Date: 4/19/2015 1:58:00 PM
    Nice to met you, Ralph, a little more each time, congratulations on your win, a7. Blessings and hugs dear friend Eve

  1. Date: 4/19/2015 6:44:00 AM
    fabulous bio - oh i too love Cadbury's chocolate lol - as for cruising - our first and last Costa Concordia 2006 - in light of what happened to it since it's put me off lol congrats on your win:-) Hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 4/18/2015 9:58:00 PM
    Congrats on your 1st place win Ralph. Reading this bio is like living in my house! From cruising to the Yankee's. Thank you for entering my contest.

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 1:00:00 AM
    It provides a fine pic of yourself. Congrats on the win:) Jag

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 8:50:00 PM
    Ralph.. CONGRATULATIONS, with this awesome poem about YOU once again :-) LINDA

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 6:58:00 PM
    RALPH, Congratulations, with the wonderful “ALL ABOUT YOU" win! No one can say it as perfect as YOU CAN!” I have been meaning to stop by and congratulate each winner in this contest. Have yourself a great night~ PD

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 3:17:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, my friend. I sure remember this one.

  1. Date: 6/1/2012 8:39:00 AM
    Oreo cookies and cadbury chocolate - lol yum!

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 6/1/2012 8:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh and oreo cookies crucshed up in ice cream - now thats yum too :-)
  1. Date: 5/31/2012 7:26:00 PM
    Enjoyed your descriptions I especially loved the cruising part, nicely done my sea captain, Ohoy! All aboard! Luv vie

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 1:50:00 PM
    Very upbeat! Good job on your win Terry! :) -C

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on your 1st place win!!! Terry

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 10:47:00 AM
    X-celent write Ralph! It seems like we have a few things in commen.But I couldn't fit them all in my poem...Congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 10:09:00 AM
    Ralph congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 9:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Sidney~LeeAnn's "All About You" contest Ralph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 7:54:00 AM
    Congratulations Ralph nice to know you xx

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