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I'M READY TO RUMBLE

If I were not afraid, I'd challenge my life long enemy to a royal rumble. It would be like the Muhammad Ali and ' Smokin' Joe Frazier match. Or like the 'Sugar' Ray Leonard and Thomas ' the hitman' Hearns fight. I've been training my whole life so I know I can take him down. Oh I forgot to mention that match with ' Iron' Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas. Nobody was ready for Buster Douglas in that stellar match. I got to come like Buster did, if I want to beat my opponent who is a big bully, Who goes by the name of F. E. A. R…. I got to knock him out because he's held me back for far too long. September 11, 2019 Contest: IF I WEREN'T AFRAID Sponsor: Line Gauthier

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Date: 9/23/2019 10:57:00 PM
I loved your take on the contest...a wonderful write. congrats.
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Date: 9/22/2019 9:39:00 AM
dropping back with my congrats Alexis:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 9/21/2019 8:56:00 PM
Alexis, amazing write, congratulations on your win in the contest !
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Date: 9/21/2019 2:40:00 AM
I enjoyed this very much Alexis. I enjoy boxing and I had Ali on one of my long flights. He had his wife with him who was carrying twins at the time. He is a real character, fun loving and funny. It was before he became ill. Nice memories. Congratulations on your deserving win! xxoo
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Date: 9/22/2019 9:47:00 AM
Thanks Connie. I didn't you were a flight attendant. ( At that's what I think you're referring to). My best friend wanted to a flight attendant. It seems cool because you get to travel. PS, I loved Ali, my dad was a huge boxing fan. So this one for him:-) Alexis
Date: 9/20/2019 8:33:00 PM
Congratulations. It's a awesome write. God bless you again
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Date: 9/20/2019 5:39:00 PM
back with my congrats, Alexis. Way to go!
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Date: 9/14/2019 4:05:00 AM
your poem is a knockout Alexis!:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/13/2019 4:29:00 PM
Your take on this contest theme is creative and unique when compared to some other entries, Alexis. Regards // paul
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Date: 9/13/2019 8:43:00 AM
Ha ha, I like it. You chose a formidable opponent. I see him going down in the second round, and the crowd goes wild!
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Date: 9/12/2019 9:35:00 PM
I love this.. Your thoughts amaze... blessings and prayers
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Date: 9/12/2019 9:21:00 PM
As FDR put it, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." --- But that's a mighty tough fear to overcome. Good luck in your 'bout' and in the contest!! :) gw
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Date: 9/12/2019 6:06:00 PM
that was a genius way of showing us "the enemy!"
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Date: 9/12/2019 11:50:00 AM
Clever write Alexis - your opponent is a big bully who goes by the name of F.E.A.R A Knock-out - good for you! Hugs and blessings, Jenny.
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Date: 9/11/2019 4:16:00 PM
Excellent poem of strength and determination. . Love it! :)
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Date: 9/11/2019 2:26:00 PM
Overcome that and you become invincible, my moneys on you Alexis, you'll knock him out in round two. Tom.
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Date: 9/11/2019 8:04:00 AM
You go girl! I love it! Good luck in the contest :))) xomo!
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Date: 9/11/2019 7:18:00 AM
That's the spirit--knock out the fear..I like your message, Alexis.
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Date: 9/11/2019 7:18:00 AM
As I crept over the edge to find out who the big bully was, I was delighted to find out it is FEAR. Well done!
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Date: 9/11/2019 7:02:00 AM
You go get him my friend and show him who is the boss. : ) This was fun Alexis, I love how you did this. Best wishes in the contest
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