Like many people, I have had to forgive people that have done unspeakable things to me. I’m not complaining, but saying that forgiveness has been a saving grace for me. If I hadn’t been able to forgive, I would have never moved forward. While things aren’t perfect, I have a very happy and blessed life.
Father’s Eyes Wins Reader Views 2008 Literary Award
Father’s Eyes has won an honorable mention in the Reader Views Literary Awards. Again, I very pleasant surprise for me! Thank you, Reader Views!
Father’s Eyes Receives Editor’s Choice Award
I’m happy to announce that my latest poetry book, Father’s Eyes, has received the 2008 Allbooks Review Editor’s Choice Award for poetry. Allbooks Review Editor Shirley Roe said of the winning books: It was a difficult decision from the hundreds of books reviewed in 2007 but these books shone above the rest. Allbooks reviews books from North America, Australia, France,…
This I Believe
Just found out my This I Believe essay is still second out of now 31,000 entries! That’s after a year and a half on the system. THANK YOU to everyone who has read this essay and made it so popular. The essay has been read by over 36,000 people. Amazing! Note: All the posts about Cherie’s “This I Believe”…
Father’s Eyes Featured in Midwest Review of Books
Thanks to the Midwest Review of Books for featuring Father’s Eyes as a reviewer’s choice in their Wisconsin Bookwatch section. “Wisconsin poet Cherie Burbach uses verse to chronicle her evolution as a Christian woman who, as a girl, grew up the daughter of an alcoholic father, who had to struggle with self-destructive patterns, and who was able to eventually understand…