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Values Examined At Divorce

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Values Examined At Divorce

Mother of Pearl.
Sand slipped inside a shell.
Seagull's morning feast.

There once was a father who wanted time and space
There once was a woman who ran a race.
The children were grown.
Their pockets were blown.
So one retired and the other became an ace.

There's two sides to every story, personal answers within.
Judgment of each awaits God, or those who haven't ever sinned.


Poem for Divorce Club Contest by Destroyer Due 12/3/2010

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  1. Date: 1/5/2014 9:14:00 PM
    Hi Sheri.... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. A nice way in starting the year:)- Goodnight poet friend <3 =LINDA

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:38:00 PM
    A 'pearl' of a poem.

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 5:39:00 PM
    congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 12/4/2010 3:18:00 PM
    Soup mail!

  1. Date: 12/4/2010 3:13:00 PM
    Congrats Sheri. Thanks for stopping over by me. Yes you are right it is love, but surely not a young one. Blessings. Joy (Jew)

  1. Date: 12/3/2010 12:36:00 AM
    these are wonderful, well deserved winner. Harry

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 2:53:00 PM
    Great work Sheri...congrats to you too!!! love Michael

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 2:04:00 PM
    congrads on your win . john

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 12:43:00 PM
    Congratulations on this well deserved win, Sheri

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 6:58:00 AM
    Sheri) Congratulations! With your awesome 3some of 3 differ forms. I had lots of fun reading every entry. I was surprised every one pulled off a beautiful and amazing Job to my request. lol,, and the whole time I thought it was going to be a tough contest,...p.d.

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 6:26:00 AM
    Congrats Sheri on your big win in P.D.'s contest on divorce with this brilliant entry my friend.. enjoy your top spot on the winners list today with luv..

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 5:50:00 AM
    Congratulations Sheri for your win in P.D.'s "Divorce Club Contest". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 11:46:00 AM
    Sheri, a brilliant entry for Pd's contest.. Wishing you all the best for the contest.. Thank you for your comments as well ;-) Wilma

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 5:08:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading.... divorce with children is soo sad to me...

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 9:28:00 PM
    I think your set was the most "moral" of the entries, Sheri. I can see from this couplet that you are person who tries to see both sides. I like to be that way and I admire it in others. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 2:24:00 PM
    I think this is one of the best so far...excellent construction and humor mixed in...and thank you for taking time out to read through my poems....luv Michael

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 11:11:00 AM
    you'll have to fill me in on the details latter. jhl

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 8:15:00 AM
    Haven't experienced the disaster. I would say the "seagull" metaphor = lawyer. Generally the middle portion eludes me. The two sides to every story is SO true. You be deep. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 3:38:00 AM
    That will be God's job for we all have sinned and come short of the glory haven't we..Good luck in the contest with this very creative work..I like the Haiku especially..The possibility of a pearl changed in one second of time..We never know about life..Sara

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 3:25:00 PM
    Hello, Sheri, oops just peeking. Did not know it was for my contest.. If you can only do me one little favor, add the word (divorce) anywhere on the title.. You have such a good entry.. always,..p.d.