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Ripe Mango

your presence is:
sweeter than a ripe mango
filling to the soul

© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., (Epulaeryu Master) 6/12/08
All Rights Reserved, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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Date: 6/28/2010 9:45:00 AM
Blessed person to be loved in such a way that their presence is rich and sweet to you..Keep the inspired pen flowiing..Sara
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Date: 6/19/2010 12:23:00 AM
I loovee that ripe mango:)C
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Date: 8/9/2008 4:28:00 PM
Hi, how are you doing? Wondered where you were, when are you going to post again? Love the image this provokes. Take care. Regards Heidie
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Date: 8/1/2008 11:10:00 AM
a very touching piece of poetry, enjoyed reading it.
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Date: 7/22/2008 9:05:00 AM
This is a beautiful senryu write, the sentiments of your heart to your love are clearly conveyed. God's Love and Many Blessings to you both, Always, Adell
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Date: 7/19/2008 9:28:00 PM
Hey to you, Joseph! :) This is a nice piece, you always manage to make the senses feel more alive. Certainly a presence that is very sweet to you. Heyya, Joseph, we had gone on a trip down, across, and up in the USA. We traveled on a Harley my husband owned. At a campground in Arizona they gave us each a token to play the slots in Nevada. In the desert there were billboards with 'free breakfast', any sort of meal sounded good. We tried our tokens, left without eating..crazy place. Best..Mikki :)
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Date: 7/7/2008 1:45:00 PM
I love mangoes and you have created a fine metaphor with this poem. Keep it up!
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Date: 7/6/2008 4:52:00 AM
This was sweeter than a mango as well. I enjoy the knowledge of someone who appreciates love and its worth. Perfect form, with excellent imagery. Love, Ivy
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Date: 6/14/2008 4:23:00 PM
Again, Joseph, this one may be short, but it is definitely 'sweet' and wholesome. I love mangoes...it's a unique flavour that just isn't duplicated in any other fruit that I've tried. Now I'm hungry; you always build an appetite up in your readers when you mention food. :( Well, I'm not really sad, we have cherries and grapes, and I have an imagination. :) Hope everything is totally great! Wishing you and yours the very best! God bless!!! Mikki :)
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Date: 6/14/2008 5:44:00 AM
you just know how to get to that womans heart Joe keep on praising her each day very uplifting to soul my friend keep up the great work as always
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Date: 6/13/2008 8:28:00 PM
I'm not sure which has the most calories, Joseph. I love mangos so this poems makes it more tasty. God Bless, Cile
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Date: 6/13/2008 12:59:00 AM
Nice work Joseph.Rgds Brian I'm quite addicted to your 'food form'.
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Date: 6/12/2008 8:23:00 PM
NICE!!!!!!! A favorite and perhaps a KNOWN favorite once you get it published!!! Send this one in to the mags~(magazine's);> lol~Really though....few words always grace the reader when such profound thoughts come from a poets work! You are very good at what you do Joeseph...Mr. Spence~! I wanna mango right now!!!;) You honned in on this puppy with extraordinary form! Brilliant! Lovely writing my friend~ Your friend always at the shhhoupie! :)
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Date: 6/12/2008 6:53:00 PM
Delicious! Whoever this is about, they are very blessed to have a sweet friend like you writing about them. :) Love Kristin P.S- thanks for your comments, they are most appriciated.
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Date: 6/12/2008 4:30:00 PM
Well I appreciate this poem so very much because there is something so divinely delicious about a ripe mango. One of my favorite fruits. So sweetly satisfying. This is a huge compliment to someone. A wonderful write. Love, Shar
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