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The Sipping!

I'm sipping my sparkling fine wine,
And taking my succulent sipping slow;
Watching the beautiful bird, bees, and
Ants always busily beaming on the go.

Twinkling stars winking down at me,
This taste has me toasting—floating;
Gliding with grand space and time, 
My horn I am still blowing—tooting.

Tonight a charming magic carpet ride,
O with rising sun I’m a happy fellow;
Darkness diminishing to calm day light,
On fluffy pillow head shall be mellow.

I'm sipping my sparkling fine wine,
And taking my succulent sipping slow!

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© Joseph, 9/21/08
© 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: 10/8/2008 5:20:00 PM
    I can almost feel the bubbles tickle my nose, as I take a magic carpet ride while reading your lovely poem! Enjoyable, Joseph!! ~Carrie

  1. Date: 10/3/2008 2:58:00 PM
    Nothing like sparkling wine to lift the spirits, such a fun drink. Very well done. Love Heidie

  1. Date: 10/1/2008 5:35:00 PM
    Hi Joseph, I am glad to see that you are back with quill in hand and feeling mellow my friend this poem truly sounds like a wine taster's dream for sure... Thank you for sharing the read :-) God's Love to you and yours, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 10/1/2008 7:42:00 AM
    And that is truly the way wine should be enjoyed. You have it so right! A delightful poem to read! Hope you are feeling better with every new day. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 9/29/2008 6:10:00 AM
    this is enjoy as much as you. except the foggy pillow, thats out. stay mellow. JHL

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 9:16:00 PM
    Ahw! The soothing effect of a drink and the peaceful setting! Must have been the closest thing to heaven hehe!

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 8:08:00 PM
    loved the flow of this wonderful relaxing piece of great poetry. thank you for reading my poetry and for your kind comments.

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 3:57:00 PM
    the write makes me feel that everything is alright, i can feel the peacefulness all around, take care D-nyce

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 1:36:00 PM
    Let us toast to a new day, and many wonderful days to come. Always, Christy

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 1:24:00 PM
    Hi there Joseph!!!:) I'm glad to see you're back posting your work..I was sorely missing you. "fluffy pillow", sounds sorta marshmallow-ish to me...you gotta know 'that' poem made me giddy. This one..(you're always a poetical connoisseur with this sort of poetry)..gives me a craving. Have no wine here, maybe to borrow a bean off of the 'Edible One'? Probably float off on a gassy cloud of oblivion? Love you Joseph!:) Best to you and yours..God bless you all...Mikki

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 1:02:00 PM
    Joseph my friend - How are you doing - I live fairly close to Napa Valley which is renowned for its wines - I used to drive over and take the sipping tours but these days I like to keep my head clear - You brought back some fine memories though - Blessings from my family to yours always Joseph - God Bless