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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali Taunting with poetry, His opponents he'd zing As he danced 'round the ring. There once was a boy Cassius Clay Who dreamt to be greatest some day When then in a bout One punch in the mouth On the canvas poor Liston would lay Worse than Liston's performance that day Were the lyrics by Robert Goulet "Oh say can you see, by the dawn's early night" Was as much of a flop as the fight! Aug. 25, 2019 Clerimerick Couplets Contest Mark Toney Sponsor

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Date: 10/1/2019 7:20:00 AM
I'm delighted to share top billing with this gem Craig, many congratulations on your win :-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/30/2019 2:56:00 PM
'Craig, Congratulations on your win! Glad you celebrated the poet laureate of sports. David'
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Date: 9/29/2019 5:34:00 PM
Interesting form.. must try some day. That limerick gave me a giggle !! Congrats on your top honors !!
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Date: 9/29/2019 1:18:00 PM
Just love that last stanza about the 'flop.' Anybody ever really see that 'punch' that hit Liston?! And Goulet was Goulash, wasn't he? Great write. Congrats on your top finish in the contest! Cheers! ~ Gershon
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Date: 9/28/2019 11:15:00 PM
Great one Craig. Congrats.
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Date: 9/28/2019 6:32:00 PM
Cool one, Craig. It's so true. He used his own kind of metaphorical poetry. Congrats on an awesome win.
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Date: 9/28/2019 5:30:00 PM
I would love to hear that National anthem. Great one Craig. Congratulations on your top placement. This man had a very big mouth.
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Date: 9/28/2019 5:20:00 PM
Craig, this is brilliant! And reminding us of Robert Goulet's National Anthem faux pas is priceless. Congratulations on your first place win! ~Mark
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Date: 8/26/2019 7:15:00 AM
names from the past that i can recall... nice penning my friend...i have never attempted this form, but i have never attempted limericks either, love the story within your lines...good luck in the contest :) hugs
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Craig Cornish
Date: 8/26/2019 10:55:00 AM
Thanks so much Sandy

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