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Cherie J Drew

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Divorced
by Cherie J Drew
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
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We often wonder what happened and where did we go wrong when the marriage has finally ended.

You wanted the Princess but you were not willing to serve the King. You wanted the prize but you were not willing to enter the contest. You wanted the victory but you wouldn't fight in the battle. You wanted someone to help you but you would not serve. You wanted your wife perfect but you were not willing to change. You wanted a better future but you were not willing to let go of the past. You wanted life but you were not willing to live. You wanted a harvest but you were not willing to sow. You wanted respect but you would not reverence. You wanted a steadfast wife but you were not an unmovable husband. Now it is over and if you want Peace you must Pray and if you want Christ, you must Love.  

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Reviewed by Clarence Prince 3/10/2012
Amen! This little poem is just lovely, Cherie!
Reviewed by Lynne Gadson (Reader) 8/10/2011
Thanks for putting my thoughts into words.
Reviewed by Thurman Faison 10/19/2010
Thank you for the poem, it certainly tells the story of so many experiences many have had. I also enjoyed reading your brief bio, your accomplishments and of course, I saddened at your losses.
God's Best,
Thurman L Faison
Reviewed by Lorraine Hulse 5/19/2010
Well written and I can relate.
Reviewed by Paul Judges 1/5/2010
Very well written, Cherie
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 9/29/2009
I been through just what you say in 1984. Thanksfully I found a second hubby who did not divorce me, but died on me. Oh well, no #3, noone to watch go downhill but myself.
Reviewed by Chris Wright 11/15/2008
Whew that there could cut grits! I like the broad and the indepth look at all factors that can keep a relationship from growing placed throughout the piece. It was like saying you could have sugar if you at least try but if you walk away and don't give a damn about change all you're gonna get is low fat salt. I would have to agree that divorce is based on a lack of compromise and sacrifice. Ironically if people fail to sacrifice and come to a compromise you really do compromise your relationship and perhaps sacrifice the one thing you love the most ini the end. That's interesting and some very power packed point sista! Write on sista and keep spreading the words of wisdom.
Reviewed by John Domino 7/31/2008
Deeply moving and spiritually uplifting.

You have GOD gifted talen all wrapped in a poerful loving package.

Keep on writing poetry like this and I will be your #1 FAN!

Yours in Christ,

John Michael

PS: My first wife died of cancer and it took over 20yrs. to write about our experiences during the last days of her life. I have the short story on my Author's Den website. Please visit when you have time. Thank You!

Reviewed by Z McClure 3/5/2008
Truth spoken in Christ's love. May the Lord be glorified and many hearts healed as they read your offering.

Good work, Cherie!
In Christ alone -Zach
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/2/2008
well done
Reviewed by Patricia Burden-Evans 11/15/2007
I loved your line, "You wanted victory but you wouldn't fight the battle" This speaks volumes! I am looking forward to you posting some more poems. This was excellent!
Reviewed by Axilea MU 10/3/2007
So much universal truth in this poem.

Greetings,

Axilea
Reviewed by Samuel Stone 9/13/2007
Power, filled with truth and sadness... wishing you well...
Sam
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/25/2007
Cherie,

So very true. It's always a two way street ane if one's not willing to give it just doesn't work.
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