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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.

  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

  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.

  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

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 2:22:00 PM

    What a fantastic poem and very inspiring. Always, 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.

  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

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 7:57:00 PM

    FABULOUS POETRY!!! I adore this poem from start to finish. Deep and sweet.

  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

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 6:51:00 PM

    A Great Poem. I L.O.V.E.D. It!

  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

  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.

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 5:43:00 PM

    love your spiritual mind,and your strong belief in God,oxox Debbie

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 2:39:00 PM

    Rainbows and crosses help us with our losses. When blood boils and ends our toils, his kindness takes our hand. It's really all he ever asks of us to understand.

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 12:56:00 PM

    This is just aweome Debbie, perfect reminder of God's unconditional love.. Enjoyed this gem of yours tonight ;) love Wilma

     Avatar Date: 7/25/2012 4:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Wilma,,,, unconditional love is all there is ;} you have a blessed day .
  1. Date: 7/24/2012 10:18:00 AM

    Love this Debbie, many need to ask these questions of God, but he'll never let us go. harry

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 2:57:00 AM

    What a wonderful and profound write dear poet ! This was worth waiting for ! Have a blessed week Debbie....much love, james

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 10:35:00 PM

    I wouldn't let go either,having a woman with honesty & resilience like that! Deity must be proud of courage like yours Debbie- If God/Godess cannot be your lover then what could It be good for? Dangerous,but fast indeed -J.A.B. %

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 5:55:00 AM

    Wonderfully composed, Debbie! The best "unconditional love" one could ever wish for! Keep well, Mikki :)

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 12:18:00 AM

    ohh, a soulful reflection here, debbie...you did a wonderful job with the images and emotion in this piece..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 8:46:00 PM

    Nice write here Debbie, xx

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 7:46:00 PM

    very nice poem. thanks for your kind comments on my work.

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