Fried chicken and warm corn bread
Greasy fingered lips
Fellowshipping church members
Eating and talking
With sweet iced tea, they
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Joseph is the inventor of the Epulaeryu poetic form. He is a currently studying "Language
and Linguistics." He has traveled the world and speaks several languages. The “Epulaeryu”
consists of seven lines with thirty-three (33) syllables and ends with an exclamation mark.
The essence of the Epulaeryu poem is about succulent meals and drinks.
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.