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Poems by Joseph Spence Sr

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
08/29/2022 Your Amazing Grace: Trilogy Poetry Format 79 Verse
08/26/2022 Mango Epulaeryu Poem 69 Epulaeryu
12/29/2020 Landlord-Tenant Relationship Protection Available Help Hot-Lines 383 Dramatic Verse
12/06/2020 We Shall Overcome Gloriously with God 292 Free verse
07/07/2020 Freedom And Liberty The Price We Pay 570 Couplet
05/07/2020 Our Paradise My Sweet Love: Linking Pin Sonnet 384 Sonnet
01/07/2020 Inspirational Blessings and Greetings for the New Year 447 Pastoral
12/23/2019 Christmas Meal Blessing Poem 253 Free verse
11/28/2019 Thank You Lord for This Great Treat 681 Dramatic Monologue
11/28/2019 Autumn Season 492 Acrostic
08/21/2019 If We Must Die 829 Pastoral
06/26/2019 Eulogy Tribute to My Dear Sister Raven 484 Elegy
05/17/2019 My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem 739 Couplet
07/09/2010 Karen O'Leary—My Poetry Soup Pal! 3847 Classicism
07/05/2010 Women's Traditional Dance—Oneida Nation 1995 Lyric
07/02/2010 Haggis and Drinks Mi Luve (Mythology) 2246 Ballad
06/30/2010 Her True Love (Palindrome) 3369 Free verse
06/29/2010 Pride of the Motherland 6157 Narrative
06/25/2010 Paratrooper's Gracious Descent—Mother Earth Below 1813 Narrative
06/23/2010 Our Liberty Blazing Soldiers 1793 Villanelle
06/20/2010 Father's Day Prayer 3632 Didactic
06/15/2010 Bowels of the Pyramid 1287 Light Verse
06/13/2010 Virginia—Set Mothman Free! 1439 Senryu
06/11/2010 Cash Gone in Tax 3077 Etheree
06/09/2010 If Love Does Not Live (Sonnet for Celene Crescent) 2047 Sonnet
06/07/2010 So You Want To Know Me? 2992 Acrostic
05/31/2010 Adam & Eve Inventory Accountants 2284 Burlesque
05/29/2010 Back to Eden—Stimulating 1173 Burlesque
05/25/2010 Big Little Oxymoronic Foot 1462 Epigram
05/23/2010 Acquit Big Foot! 1225 Senryu
05/23/2010 The Foot 1014 Senryu
05/23/2010 Caribbean Salad 1142 I do not know?
05/19/2010 Prime Steak Barbequed 1401 Epulaeryu
10/09/2009 Realization 1192 Imagism
09/06/2009 911—Underground Overtime Night Workers (Acrostic) 1077 Acrostic
09/06/2009 Time Healing Wounds 1155 Senryu
08/24/2009 His Wonderful Healing Power 1182 Couplet
08/24/2009 The Light 943 Senryu
08/24/2009 Reviving Souls 878 Senryu
08/24/2009 Happy Birthday Mary Duhart --Enjoy Your Special Day (Double Etheree Poem) 1335 Etheree
07/07/2009 Michael Jackson Gone Too Soon (Seventh Heaven) 1817 Free verse
06/28/2009 Innovation Invigorates Inspiration: Tribute To Michael Jackson 1225 Senryu
05/22/2009 Suspense 2054 Haiku
05/18/2009 Self Reflection 1788 Haiku
05/17/2009 God's Radiance 1888 Haiku
05/15/2009 Internal Image 1913 Didactic
05/13/2009 An Awesome and Active Mailperson 1376 Couplet
01/02/2009 Looking Inside 1781 Didactic
11/29/2008 Gambling Shuggy—The Encounter! 1428 Sonnet
11/09/2008 Knowing People Then & Now 1894 Free verse
11/02/2008 Succulently Sweet Pumpkin Pie (Epulaeryu) 2220 Epulaeryu
10/26/2008 Merciful Majesty—Make Misery End! 1342 Sonnet
10/22/2008 Tomorrow the Sun Shineth! 1108 Sonnet
10/19/2008 Supernaturally Seductive! 1378 Senryu
10/15/2008 Infectious Flower 1574 Dramatic Verse
10/11/2008 Signs and Times 2094 Free verse
10/01/2008 Nice Church Dinner 1926 Epulaeryu
09/28/2008 The Sipping! 993 Burlesque
09/07/2008 Greater Art Thou! 2122 Sonnet
09/05/2008 Sweetheart Dumpling—Marshmallow 1340 Free verse
08/28/2008 Your Tantalizing Love 967 Free verse
08/27/2008 Her Smile 753 Senryu
08/27/2008 Our Sweetest Love 702 Free verse
06/15/2008 The Challenge 699 Senryu
06/14/2008 Flowing River 919 Haiku
06/12/2008 Ripe Mango 1845 Senryu
06/09/2008 Dearest 586 Senryu
06/01/2008 Motif Crosses—Iconic Blast 570 Free verse
05/30/2008 Crimson Stain—Glorious Stand 481 Couplet
04/21/2008 The Rush Job 1183 Senryu
04/20/2008 Happy Birthday Meg (Kyrielle Sonnet) 718 Kyrielle
04/15/2008 Praising Him All The Way 706 Didactic
04/14/2008 Vivaldi's Violin 1687 751 Free verse
04/10/2008 Happy Birthday Dear Carol Brown (Kyrielle Sonnet) 896 Sonnet
04/06/2008 Divider of People 911 Cinquain
03/20/2008 Easter Lamb Special (Inverse Double Epulaeryu) 606 Epulaeryu
03/18/2008 Big Splash (Haiku) 800 Haiku
03/16/2008 The Coming Spring (Tanka) 541 Tanka
02/21/2008 Evaporation (Haiku) 4152 Haiku
02/03/2008 Joy in the Morning (Seven-by-Seven) 695 Free verse
01/22/2008 Control The Skies 976 Senryu
01/20/2008 The Descent (Senryu) 1030 Senryu
01/18/2008 Sniper (Senryu) 473 Senryu
01/13/2008 True Essence (Senryu) 470 Senryu
01/09/2008 High Noon (Senryu) 495 Senryu
01/07/2008 Tough Riders (Senryu) 447 Senryu
01/05/2008 Lentil Soup and Bread (Epulaeryu) 754 Epulaeryu
01/03/2008 My Vineyard (Epulaeryu) 484 Epulaeryu
01/02/2008 Embracing Love (Haiku) 639 Haiku
01/01/2008 An Apple A Day (Epulaeryu) 588 Epulaeryu
12/31/2007 Georgia Muse 715 Free verse
12/20/2007 Shining (Epigram) 516 Epigram
12/17/2007 Christmas Sweet Potato and Squash (Inverse Double Epulaeryu) 617 Epulaeryu
12/11/2007 Christmas Eggnog (Epulaeryu) 888 Epulaeryu
11/28/2007 Precious Son (Lanterne) 682 Lanterne
11/28/2007 Snow (Zimmer's Acrostic) 516 Acrostic
11/24/2007 Happy Trails (Senryu) 666 Senryu
11/24/2007 Fantasy Escape (Senryu) 788 Senryu
11/24/2007 Thanksgiving (Senryu) 511 Senryu
11/22/2007 Thanksgiving Alliteration (Senryu) 624 Senryu
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Quotes

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)!