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Michael Jackson Gone Too Soon (Seventh Heaven)

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Michael Jackson Gone Too Soon (Seventh Heaven)

“Heal The World” like in Heaven A “Thriller” many believed he was too “Bad” The King of Pops “Black or White” Seven times he cried—“The Way You Make Me Feel” Then he “Eased on Down the Road” Singing: “Earth Songs” like “Beat It,” “Leave Me Alone” Now “Ben,”—he is “Gone Too Soon!” ~~~~~~~***~~~~~~~ © Joseph Spence, Sr., 6/28/09 © All Rights Reserved ~~~~~~~***~~~~~~~ The form is 7/11/7/11/7/11/7. The total syllable count is 61. The first line has seven syllables, second eleven, third seven, fourth eleven, fifth seven, sixth eleven, and seventh seven. Rhyming is optional; however, it’s a plus. Any variation of the words “seven” or “heaven” must appear in the poem. Invented by Joseph Spence, Sr., 2007. ~~~~~~~***~~~~~~~ Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the author of "The Awakened One Poetics" (2009), which is published in seven different languages. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the World Haiku Association; Poetinis Druskininku, Milwaukee Area College, Phoenix Magazine; Möbius Poetry, and Taj Mahal Review to name a few. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for the state of Arkansas, USA, a college faculty, and a military veteran.

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  1. Date: 9/23/2009 9:34:00 AM
    Fascinating poem, Joseph. I really love the style, and to know you're the inventor, then you must be really talented in creativity. Thanks! I'm glad you liked the style in my Jackson poem titled "Death of an Immortal."

  1. Date: 7/21/2009 1:20:00 PM
    WOAHH!! Cool! i LOVE that! lol! You used some of the ''Michael Jackson'' songs to form a Cool paragraph! I'm 11 years old, and i'm new here,and your poem is COOOOOL! X's and O's! - Amber

  1. Date: 7/20/2009 12:54:00 PM
    great tribute to The King of Pop.

  1. Date: 7/17/2009 1:39:00 AM
    Yes, lumped mine throat with this one Mr. Spence. A true artist,..cut from a cloth we all would thank Jehovah for ! TY for this sad, yet soothing poem! james

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 11:16:00 PM
    Dear Joseph, Real Tangy and piquant, you really get to the point. keep it up. regards prince freakasso

  1. Date: 7/15/2009 2:26:00 PM
    This is an awesome tribute to Michael Jackson! Very creative poem about such a sudden tragedy.

  1. Date: 7/13/2009 6:54:00 PM very sad...Michael was a very sad man........I wanted to thank you for your kind comments on my poems...

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 5:25:00 AM
    a beautiful tribute, thanks for your kind comments God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 3:15:00 PM
    An excellent "tribute" poem. -ED-

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 1:45:00 AM
    thank you for comment on my humble poem ,strong emotions can create inspiration i guess ,i like your works to liza x

  1. Date: 7/10/2009 3:28:00 PM
    Excellent write and so muc h truth. thank you for commenting on my work also.

  1. Date: 7/10/2009 7:07:00 AM
    So very cleverly done and so very creative. That's the Joseph I know and respect, lol. Good work. Love Heidie

  1. Date: 7/10/2009 2:40:00 AM
    I am slowly making my way round poetrysoup but there are so many wonderful writers here but slowly I make inroads lol ... I loved this tribute fitting in every way ... rest in peace MJ ... Love Jayne x x Btw your very clever I loved the idea and your invention is amazing makes me want to try but not yet till I am good enough lol

  1. Date: 7/8/2009 7:47:00 AM
    Hi Joseph - It seems like it has been forever since we crossed paths - I will tackle this form - excellent poem Joseph - My best wishes go out to you and your family - I hope you had a happy forth - God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 7/8/2009 6:49:00 AM
    Joseph, thank you for writing and sharing. Looks like I have another form by you to try. I tried to fix up my Chili Chicken one. Think I finally did it. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/8/2009 6:36:00 AM
    Dear Joesph, I thank you for your message so prompt, I found it oozing with oodles of warmth. Hoping to get from you many more, I'll always keep an unlocked door. I enjoyed reading your poems also. do keep writing. Warm regards Prince Freakasso

  1. Date: 7/8/2009 3:50:00 AM
    Spence, Nice invention. And the poem is wonderful, too.

  1. Date: 7/8/2009 12:43:00 AM
    Very inventive writing Joseph.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 7/7/2009 7:29:00 PM
    very creative, Joseph! jim

  1. Date: 7/7/2009 6:12:00 PM
    I like it. RIP Michael Joseph Jackson.