This is a tribute poem by Michael R. Burch to Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay when he was struggling with Parkinson's. Fans called him "the people's champion", "the louisville lip" but his self-proclaimed “the greatest” is who he is well-known as.
“Kilgore Trout once wrote a short story which was a dialogue between two pieces of yeast. They were discussing the possible purposes of life as they ate sugar and suffocated in their own excrement. Because of their limited intelligence, they never came close to guessing that they were making champagne.”
#QuotsyFeb20 | 02: #Champion
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“Where you been, Champ? I didn‘t see you all summer. What have you been doing with yourself?”
Admittedly, champ was usually the kind of endearment passive-aggressive dudebros called each other, but Jordan claimed it was short for “champion of my heart,” and I may or may not have melted a little each time he said it.
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Rather than the heat of battle, a cold mistrust pervaded the place as the people divided themselves into two camps: those who believed the tale of ... , and those who did not. The official explanation of the crime was #championed by George Whitehead and Judge Phillips. Those who harbored doubts looked to William Darcy for leadership. Sheriff Lucas was caught in the middle. #Champion #QuotsyFeb20