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In this life, there are too many adventures and so little time to enjoy all of them. Not for you outlawish Ruby. You have always jumped in; head first, with so much fire and grit. Life’s an endless adventure for you... Happy Birthday to a champion who also admired Ali...
After we defeat Ernie Terrell
He will get nothing, nothing but hell,
Terrell was big and ugly and tall
But when he fights me he is sure to fall.
If he criticize this poem by me and Miss Moore
To prove he is not the champ she will stop him in four,
He is claiming to be the real heavyweight champ
But when the fight starts he will look like a tramp
He has been talking too much about me and making me sore
After I am through with him he will not be able to challenge Mrs. Moore.
~ Poem by Late Boxer Ali and Poet Miss Moore
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