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A Lover's Quarrel

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A Lover's Quarrel

You know I had a lover's quarrel with God
As I sat there telling him  ~
I knew the fastest way to heaven
Was straight through hell
Though He did not see it that way 
Nope, not at all
God said you need to go down this one path
But as I sat out there on that enormous cypress tree
I thought and I listened and I thought some more 
What I was feeling now and what I should be feeling 
Where very two different things.
But as I said before ~
I had a lover's quarrel with God
But never once did he let go 
Of that unconditional love for me 
No ~ never once and for that I will always love God 



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  1. Date: 9/4/2013 2:54:00 PM
    wow, I may have seen this one before. It is one where you got more than one page of comments!! But it sure is one of your outstanding poems. I just love it.

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 2:04:00 PM
    you will probably never understand my relationship with Him or i yours. but i know that you have one and that is enough.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 1/30/2013 11:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for for reading ;}
  1. Date: 11/2/2012 12:27:00 AM
    Even when we let go , God never will, nicely penned Debbie, its mans nature to wander, Thank God when we learn our lesson and God is waiting with open arms, blessings, Carl

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 11/2/2012 10:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Carl,,,,, I have written a few for Him ;}
  1. Date: 9/24/2012 12:17:00 AM
    Yup,yup....He's always there for us,even when we get a little crabby. :o) I'm so happy you found him.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 9/24/2012 12:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey Dan,,,,, I was raised catholic ;} so he's always been with me,,, thank you for reading my poem,,,,, you have a blessed day ;}
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 11:37:00 PM
    Love your dramatic verse, Debbie! Parts of your dialogue, fragments of your thoughts, and from the sum we feel your enrichment. It's amazing that God's love is always "unconditional".:) An inspiring verse, thank you for sharing. Hugs, Mikki

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 8:12:00 AM
    So truthfull and telling, God is SO inside of us..I often think we argue with our God given best nature! Light & Love

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/30/2012 4:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for reading Debbie ;}
  1. Date: 8/17/2012 2:22:00 PM
    What a fantastic poem and very inspiring. Always, Laura

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/17/2012 3:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Laura ;}
  1. Date: 8/13/2012 4:13:00 PM
    the one constant in the universe, the one who cares and doesn't rest, to be loved by him, is to be blest, his creatures since creation, sometimes we are a pest, with patience he is waiting, our return to the nest... re: Debbie Duncan 'A lovers Quarrel' Don

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 8:44:00 AM
    I am stopping by your list of poetry to read a poem and thank you for your kind comment on my poetry Debbie. It is a pleasure to read your writing. Hope you are enjoying this beautiful day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 7:23:00 PM
    We curse him and subverse him and we think that we will die. And then just when we think that we have finally lost our soul. He reaches out with open arms to help us bear the toll.

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 7:19:00 PM
    Debbie, I smiled as I read your write...reason being, I love to have those one and one with God too. I love this! Thanks for coming by and commenting. One love. Joy Wells.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/5/2012 7:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes " that's it exactly Joy,,,,, those talks with GOD we most always have ;} you have a blessed day,,,, and thank you for reading .
  1. Date: 8/2/2012 10:12:00 AM
    Excellent work enjoyed. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 5:34:00 PM
    great work...enjoyed

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 11:52:00 AM
    A unique way to express your emotions and love for God. Beautiful write my friend and thank you for your comments on my Poem. Love and best wishes..Ravindra....Debbie Duncan

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 8:31:00 PM
    What a great dramatic verse! You and God as lovers and He being the unconditional lover of your soul! Intense emotions and conversational flow! gwendolen

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/31/2012 1:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I have unconditional love for God always ;}
  1. Date: 7/30/2012 7:57:00 PM
    FABULOUS POETRY!!! I adore this poem from start to finish. Deep and sweet.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/31/2012 12:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Doreen,,,,,, you have a blessed day ;}
  1. Date: 7/30/2012 12:20:00 PM
    Did you know that the late, great Robert Frost said "I had a lover's quarrel with the world". Your poem reminds me of that quote! Peace & Love Matthew Anish

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/30/2012 2:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    No I did not know that ,,,,, I will have to look that up,,, was raised catholic so I always had two different thoughts,,,, or maybe that's just Libra,,,, you have a blessed day and thank you for reading ;}
  1. Date: 7/29/2012 6:51:00 PM
    A Great Poem. I L.O.V.E.D. It!

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/29/2012 6:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Carol,,,,, blessings of the day to ya ;}
  1. Date: 7/28/2012 7:48:00 PM
    I LOVE IT! What a unique perspective you have. Yep, His love IS unconditional, and that's why I love him back, too! Best wishes, Keith

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/29/2012 12:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Keith,,,,,, God is good ,,,,, blessings of the day ;}
  1. Date: 7/27/2012 5:48:00 AM
    WOW! How did I miss this, I think it isn't a quarrel at all, just a lover's tiff sweet Debbie, your heart is on your sleeve for your God, I checked with poetry heaven.com and they said, when God received this love note from you he rejoiced, sending you peaceful thoughts and a big hug, Vie.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/27/2012 1:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That was so cute what you said,,,, so it must be just a tiff,,,,, thank you for reading my words,,,, have a blessed day vienna ;}
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