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09/21/2020 Buddhist Trilogy of Peace And Love 104 Sonnet
08/04/2020 Leading The Way With Your Amazing Grace 128 Sonnet
07/07/2020 Freedom And Liberty The Price We Pay 310 Couplet
07/04/2020 Father's Day Reflection 143 Narrative
05/07/2020 Our Paradise My Sweet Love: Linking Pin Sonnet 158 Sonnet
04/06/2020 Prayer Against Coronavirus and for God's Healing 448 Pastoral
01/07/2020 Inspirational Blessings and Greetings for the New Year 249 Pastoral
12/23/2019 Christmas Meal Blessing Poem 136 Free verse
11/28/2019 Thank You Lord for This Great Treat 462 Dramatic Monologue
11/28/2019 Autumn Season 297 Acrostic
08/21/2019 If We Must Die 627 Pastoral
06/26/2019 Eulogy Tribute to My Dear Sister Raven 255 Elegy
05/17/2019 My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem 535 Couplet
07/09/2010 Karen O'Leary—My Poetry Soup Pal! 3234 Classicism
07/05/2010 Women's Traditional Dance—Oneida Nation 1773 Lyric
07/02/2010 Haggis and Drinks Mi Luve (Mythology) 2032 Ballad
06/30/2010 Her True Love (Palindrome) 3018 Free verse
06/29/2010 Pride of the Motherland 4890 Narrative
06/25/2010 Paratrooper's Gracious Descent—Mother Earth Below 1571 Narrative
06/23/2010 Our Liberty Blazing Soldiers 1678 Villanelle
06/20/2010 Father's Day Prayer 3476 Didactic
06/15/2010 Bowels of the Pyramid 1177 Light Verse
06/13/2010 Virginia—Set Mothman Free! 1142 Senryu
06/11/2010 Cash Gone in Tax 2769 Etheree
06/09/2010 If Love Does Not Live (Sonnet for Celene Crescent) 1877 Sonnet
06/07/2010 So You Want To Know Me? 2729 Acrostic
05/31/2010 Adam & Eve Inventory Accountants 1894 Burlesque
05/29/2010 Back to Eden—Stimulating 1043 Burlesque
05/25/2010 Big Little Oxymoronic Foot 1250 Epigram
05/23/2010 Acquit Big Foot! 1090 Senryu
05/23/2010 The Foot 919 Senryu
05/23/2010 Caribbean Salad 1053 I do not know?
05/19/2010 Prime Steak Barbequed 1257 Epulaeryu
10/09/2009 Realization 1093 Imagism
09/06/2009 911—Underground Overtime Night Workers (Acrostic) 867 Acrostic
09/06/2009 Time Healing Wounds 1035 Senryu
08/24/2009 His Wonderful Healing Power 983 Couplet
08/24/2009 The Light 859 Senryu
08/24/2009 Reviving Souls 792 Senryu
08/24/2009 Happy Birthday Mary Duhart --Enjoy Your Special Day (Double Etheree Poem) 1181 Etheree
07/07/2009 Michael Jackson Gone Too Soon (Seventh Heaven) 1682 Free verse
06/28/2009 Innovation Invigorates Inspiration: Tribute To Michael Jackson 1125 Senryu
05/22/2009 Suspense 1821 Haiku
05/18/2009 Self Reflection 1612 Haiku
05/17/2009 God's Radiance 1755 Haiku
05/15/2009 Internal Image 1570 Didactic
05/13/2009 An Awesome and Active Mailperson 1210 Couplet
01/02/2009 Looking Inside 1359 Didactic
11/29/2008 Gambling Shuggy—The Encounter! 1311 Sonnet
11/09/2008 Knowing People Then & Now 1399 Free verse
11/02/2008 Succulently Sweet Pumpkin Pie (Epulaeryu) 2064 Epulaeryu
10/26/2008 Merciful Majesty—Make Misery End! 1210 Sonnet
10/22/2008 Tomorrow the Sun Shineth! 1026 Sonnet
10/19/2008 Supernaturally Seductive! 1275 Senryu
10/15/2008 Infectious Flower 1464 Dramatic Verse
10/11/2008 Signs and Times 1966 Free verse
10/01/2008 Nice Church Dinner 1799 Epulaeryu
09/28/2008 The Sipping! 897 Burlesque
09/07/2008 Greater Art Thou! 1981 Sonnet
09/05/2008 Sweetheart Dumpling—Marshmallow 1123 Free verse
08/28/2008 Your Tantalizing Love 888 Free verse
08/27/2008 Her Smile 604 Senryu
08/27/2008 Our Sweetest Love 598 Free verse
06/15/2008 The Challenge 598 Senryu
06/14/2008 Flowing River 758 Haiku
06/12/2008 Ripe Mango 1680 Senryu
06/09/2008 Dearest 475 Senryu
06/01/2008 Motif Crosses—Iconic Blast 413 Free verse
05/30/2008 Crimson Stain—Glorious Stand 377 Couplet
04/21/2008 The Rush Job 1033 Senryu
04/20/2008 Happy Birthday Meg (Kyrielle Sonnet) 625 Kyrielle
04/15/2008 Praising Him All The Way 591 Didactic
04/14/2008 Vivaldi's Violin 1687 647 Free verse
04/10/2008 Happy Birthday Dear Carol Brown (Kyrielle Sonnet) 783 Sonnet
04/06/2008 Divider of People 812 Cinquain
03/20/2008 Easter Lamb Special (Inverse Double Epulaeryu) 517 Epulaeryu
03/18/2008 Big Splash (Haiku) 661 Haiku
03/16/2008 The Coming Spring (Tanka) 452 Tanka
02/21/2008 Evaporation (Haiku) 3546 Haiku
02/03/2008 Joy in the Morning (Seven-by-Seven) 576 Free verse
01/22/2008 Control The Skies 676 Senryu
01/20/2008 The Descent (Senryu) 781 Senryu
01/18/2008 Sniper (Senryu) 375 Senryu
01/13/2008 True Essence (Senryu) 382 Senryu
01/09/2008 High Noon (Senryu) 410 Senryu
01/07/2008 Tough Riders (Senryu) 361 Senryu
01/05/2008 Lentil Soup and Bread (Epulaeryu) 645 Epulaeryu
01/03/2008 My Vineyard (Epulaeryu) 383 Epulaeryu
01/02/2008 Embracing Love (Haiku) 523 Haiku
01/01/2008 An Apple A Day (Epulaeryu) 479 Epulaeryu
12/31/2007 Georgia Muse 576 Free verse
12/20/2007 Shining (Epigram) 421 Epigram
12/17/2007 Christmas Sweet Potato and Squash (Inverse Double Epulaeryu) 540 Epulaeryu
12/11/2007 Christmas Eggnog (Epulaeryu) 792 Epulaeryu
11/28/2007 Precious Son (Lanterne) 596 Lanterne
11/28/2007 Snow (Zimmer's Acrostic) 437 Acrostic
11/24/2007 Happy Trails (Senryu) 554 Senryu
11/24/2007 Fantasy Escape (Senryu) 603 Senryu
11/24/2007 Thanksgiving (Senryu) 399 Senryu
11/22/2007 Thanksgiving Alliteration (Senryu) 551 Senryu
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Quote Left Write your script with the most adventurous characters imaginable. Tell others, get out your comfort zone, don’t worry about what they may say. Question your own action, presentation, use all of your inspiring stickers. Ask what it will take? The implement it to be victorious! Quote Right
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Quote Left Create your environment from your best innate tenacity. Always embrace the abundance of an inspirational mentality. Eliminate distractions, clutter, and work from a place of brightness. Create a winning, uplifting, vibrant, courageous action to implement! Quote Right
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Quote Left Always take time out for rejuvenation and redirection. Inquire as you move along the path. There is no one best way. Different paths—different solutions. Refinement is a constant process of growth for better results! Quote Right
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Quote Left Be clear, state your objectives, always follow-up, and follow-through. Use your entire arsenal of being to proliferate continuous action. Activate your passion with sincere acuity in the moment and time. Energize your senses for maximum performance and success! Quote Right
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Quote Left Some with a false illusion state, “The grass is greener on the other side.” Never allow anyone to speak over your life. Only God has the final word. Keep watering your garden and let your grass grow greener and not weathered away. Always plan seeds for growth. Birds with sharp beaks will be there just waiting. Don’t be discouraged. Their beaks are outnumbered by the seeds you plant! Quote Right
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Quote Left Always embrace a series of abundant mentality. Ask yourself the obvious question, “What will it take”?! Don’t worry about what others will say—get out of the comfort zone. Remember, “Ask, and it shall be given!” Quote Right
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Quote Left Fully embodied yourself in positive actions. Sit in the front row and not back. See, hear, listen, grow from getting the most out of your experience. Give your time great taste, don’t let your time go to waste! Quote Right
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Quote Left Develop and nurture your passion in life. Play real to win, not lose. Take fearless actions. Cleanse yourself of everything, not serve you! Say “Hell Yes,” and avoid “Hell No!” Quote Right
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Greetings my friends. I am looking forward to working together with you. I am Prof. Amb. Dr. Joseph. S. Spence Sr., a prolific, worldwide acclaimed award-winning, best-selling poet. I follow my faith and am a World Peace Ambassador of Human Rights, Humanity, and International Diplomacy. My mother taught me how to read, write, interpret, and recite poems in high school, and have uplifted worldwide humanity with inspiration since. Served in poetic leadership positions, conducted seminars, recitals, and assisted poets worldwide to publish the golden words from their crystal inked musing pens. I authored ten uplifting poetry books and numerous peer-reviewed articles. My recent book, “Sincerely Speaking Spiritually,” uplifts and inspires souls to press on and achieve the highest heavenly prize for which ordained. This is the link to my book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53256236-sincerely-speaking-spiritually.

I studied English literature, creative writing, African Diaspora, Japanese linguistics, and poetry at the University of Maryland Global Campus, Howard University, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. During my military service as a decorated U. S. Army officer, I wrote poems for my comrades in arms who named me “Apollo,” Greek god of poetry. Received worldwide awards for my uplifting poems, short stories, and articles. Inducted into various International Scholastic Honor Societies. Governor William Clinton appointed me Goodwill Ambassador for Arkansas, USA.
I look forward to us working together. My residence? Wisconsin!

The following alliterated acrostic poem, sonnet format gives my poetic identity:

Joseph Spence, Sr: Acrostic, Alliteration, Sonnet Poem!

Jumping Jupiter, a jubilant sundae lover, and just a jewel.
Oppressed liberator, optimistically captivating; oratorical.
Saintly passionate, succulent salmon sampler; sweetheart.
Exquisitely enchanting, enchantingly amatorious; éclat.
Playful, painstakingly passionate, pajama wearer, patient.
Handsomely helpful handyman, harmonizer of happiness.

So sensationally super; Sagittarius son of John Spence.
Pleasantly personable, and matriarch Maud Spence’s son.
Enabling, exquisite, eloquent, evolving, and enterprising.
Naturally nice, no-nonsense, and a nutritional nobleman.
Carrot consumer, constant comrade, and cold-war veteran.
Heavenly enlightened, and just an elegant eggnog taster.

Sweet as syrup, shining armor off the shelf; savoir-faire.
Red-blooded poetry connoisseur and radioactively lovable!

© Prof. Amb. Dr. Joseph S. Spence, Sr., USA (Epulaeryu Master)!