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Sweetheart Dumpling—Marshmallow

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Sweetheart Dumpling—Marshmallow

Oh my sweetheart, charming and eloquent,
Honey pie, sugar plum, with sweet raisins,
So soft like cotton candy that just melts,
My apple pie with ice cream and cherry.
Sweet as glazed donuts filled with apricots,
Tasty sugar dumpling in lentil soup,
Delish as juicy mangoes freshly picked
My shaking jello mixed with nice yogurt.
Sweet lips like honey with a dripping comb,
Such chanting bedroom eyes enticing me,
Your crimson cheeks symbolizing fragrance 
Warm passionate breath stimulates my soul.

Such grander is my honey suckle doll,
Her charm turns me into a marshmallow!

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© Joseph, 9/4/08
© All Rights Reserved
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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: 6/21/2010 11:50:00 AM

    Ow that marshmallow heart spongy and tender. .I'm reading below about your work and all information.You make p.s proud Sir.Spencer,Celene!

  1. Date: 10/12/2008 10:37:00 AM

    aww this is so beautiful, they say a way to a mans heart is through his stomache LOL now I know it is true, it is romantic to say nice things to someoen special, me and my husband say it al the time its sweet just likie your poem, take care God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 10/12/2008 9:32:00 AM

    This made me smile! I adore this piece. Thank you Joseph for your comment on my write. I really enjoy indulging on your poems. More power. Love, B.

  1. Date: 10/3/2008 10:10:00 AM

    Hi Joseph, This is charming and fresh. It smells good while I read it. enjoyed every word of it. thanks for you comment on my work. -regards rang samarpan

  1. Date: 9/29/2008 4:11:00 PM

    I love all the recipes lololo but you made me smile more! Laura :)

  1. Date: 9/27/2008 8:46:00 AM

    I would really like to give you a ten. This is so mouthwatering. You almost want to dig into all that delicious food only it's not food but a tribute to your beloved. I guess I'll have to enjoy an imaginary dish. Excellent Joseph. I hope you are feeling much better now. Blessings, Meg.

  1. Date: 9/21/2008 4:38:00 AM

    This is sooo sweet. Your end is superb. Definitely unique

  1. Date: 9/19/2008 3:12:00 AM

    that sweetheart of yours sounds really, rewally sweet. I love the way this poem was written...man! this is a poem I can really relate to... good one joseph and keep it up, your poem is so sweet that it just took away the sour bitter taste i had in my mouth caused by hangover.. if we can just bottle this poem and sell it as hangover cure then we'd make a lot of money...keep it up John E

  1. Date: 9/10/2008 8:59:00 PM

    I love marshmallows this poem really tasted good to read.

  1. Date: 9/9/2008 3:38:00 PM

    a great write loved reading this. thank you for reading my poem and for your advice and comment.

  1. Date: 9/9/2008 3:37:00 PM

    Heyya..I had marshmallows tonight as a dessert...of course they made me smile! Ciao...love you..Mikki

  1. Date: 9/9/2008 3:35:00 PM

    Way more fun to write about an obnoxious clam, Joseph. I hope all went well for you yesterday...I guess most of our fears come from the unknowns. Still, bravery badges aren't easy to lay our hands on. Thank you for the comment Joseph...I guess at that time I could have been one who would have needed your assistance. My intuition did tell me something was terribly wrong...I kept shoving it aside, bad me.:) I know you're going in tomorrow...I'll pray that things go well. God bless you, love, Mikki

  1. Date: 9/7/2008 10:51:00 AM

    LOL whats this joe a new form or just a new mold for epul lol either way sounds like a pie to keep on that top shelve for your touching only hope you print this out and give it to wife on valentines day bet she would smile from ear to ear great write dear friend and will saying prayers whiile your under I have been under 3 times on tummy just make sure to move around hugs to you and family Joe

  1. Date: 9/6/2008 9:35:00 AM

    you must be huge! goin in for gastric bypass? good luck, and cut out the sweets. jhl

  1. Date: 9/6/2008 4:17:00 AM

    Dang, I'm certain that was THE sweetest (literally) poem I have ever read! Awesome and dripping with love and sugar - loved this, Kristin :)

  1. Date: 9/6/2008 2:21:00 AM

    Very creative, Joseph, and so very fun and funny. (I can't stop smiling :) Your poetry is so diverse, and it always strikes a chord somewhere. We do use food as forms of endearment. This piece sounds delicious. I truly am smiling "my shaking jello" and "honey suckle doll", would surely set someone into a giggling frenzy. Best to you, Joseph! God bless you and yours..love to you..Mikki

  1. Date: 9/6/2008 12:49:00 AM

    Love the title Joseph and the conclusion.Rgds Brian & thanks for your comments.You have helped to turn food into an inspirational artform

  1. Date: 9/5/2008 3:49:00 PM

    Do you want to love her or eat her, just wondered as I chuckle at the sheer whimsy and wonderful mushiness of this very well written poem. You have made my day. Regards Heidie

  1. Date: 9/5/2008 3:37:00 PM

    Joseph, this brings the biggest smile to my face! What a mushy, loving sweet and delicious tribute to your sweetie pie! Marshmallows are scrumptious too so I do believe you make a delicious pair! You are too much! Enjoyed! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 9/5/2008 2:46:00 PM

    hi Joseph, this write brings a smile to my face, it's so decadent and sweet, it's passion filled and meataphoric, great write as usual, thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my writes, read my write. the men of poetry soup, I think that you'd like it, take care D-nyce