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"19 Davenport"
Spitfires lined in regimental row Amberley in Autumn fuel burns on the runway mirages burn slow Wings counted His Adjutant's pad counts dollars and time, cold and sharp, he salutes lesser ranks, all spit polished, all in neat lines, all in a row he’s trying to sort out God while he marks out steel birds and tanks She keeps her 3 swans close and thinks where after all the road maps on her stomach, she'll eventually go She's thinking, "some Road, this trip" and listens to the clock's seconds tick real slow He counts the hours until he makes it home He'll take the weight off her and read the tiddlers poems Under a mosquito net in Summer She holds number 1 close Davenport is in stasis “Listen to me breathe”, she says The Flight Lieutenant's touring another duty, not home The child listens keenly, breath of a mother's shallow tear drops She says, “Brave girl, Sammells Drive, if I stop” A mother holds her courage in close and tight polar bear hug, a bedtime story of blue faeries and God's Light Lux Vitae Lux That always works until the pain stops (LadyLabyrinth/2019) ljb/klb/mlb/llb 18/9
https://youtu.be/4iuIHZDbz74 Pilfershire Lane/Tara Busch

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Date: 8/30/2019 10:18:00 AM
Wow. What we give our kids, it the substance of our fluff inside, like Raggy Ann. "I love you" prominent on her heart. This was a beautiful read. Ann
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/30/2019 11:40:00 PM
There is a divine place we all go. I find it even more beautiful that despite the sadness of my mother's passing from cancer at 32yrs, my daughter, was born many years later on the same date as my mother's death. I can't help but think, my mother was close by when my only child and daughter, Georgia was born and this was not planned, nor a coincidence, but something far greater than most of us could comprehend. "All Roads Lead Home" and the common denominator is LOVE. My middle sister was born on my mother's birthday. Thanks for your kind comment.
Date: 8/27/2019 10:12:00 PM
All the roadmaps on her stomach. I adore this line L.L my Bud. I read stretch marks and motherhood. Sacrifice. Better and better my friend Love it 7
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/30/2019 11:38:00 PM
Yeah it is a glitch with their system here; you can't just tap on and it takes you out of Poetry Soup into the music link. You have to copy and past into your web browser. Song fits perfectly with this poem...I quite like the idea of stretch marks, as opposed to surgical scars, being roadmaps on a woman's skin. x
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 8/30/2019 5:29:00 PM
I have sadly still never been able to download your songs from the websites you link. What am i doing wrong????
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 8/30/2019 1:01:00 PM
Sorry Leanne. I do not profess to be wise when it comes to interpretation i often miss the mark sometimes. I was obviously lost on the wrong road read the map wrong. As childless and single i was searching for my own selfish meaning sorry
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/28/2019 8:02:00 AM
Flaherty. Lovely to hear from you. Well, there were stretch marks, I am sure, but in this poem, the roadmaps on 'her' stomach, viewed from a child's perspective, were not stretchmarks, they were scars from operations, Cancer. And that was what she was showing her child. A very brave woman, the bravest woman I have ever known. I thought the Tara Busch song fit well with the era I am writing about and very close in similarity. Funnily enough I had communication with Tara Busch about her lyrics when I came across this song in around 2005/2006.x
Date: 8/25/2019 7:35:00 PM
"Conjunto", Symphony for 8 Cellos./ For GVLM. x
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Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Date: 8/25/2019 7:35:00 PM
https://youtu.be/cKEq56mDLg4
Date: 8/25/2019 7:33:00 PM
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/thy_beautiful_heart_the_blue_faeries_baby_1052279
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Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Date: 8/25/2019 7:36:00 PM
For GVLM. x
Date: 8/17/2019 9:42:00 PM
https://highlysensitiverefuge.com/are-highly-sensitive-people-natural-born-creatives/
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Date: 8/17/2019 9:15:00 PM
Empath/ https://highlysensitiverefuge.com/empath-signs/
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/17/2019 9:16:00 PM
https://highlysensitiverefuge.com/empaths-highly-sensitive-people-introverts/
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/17/2019 9:16:00 PM
https://highlysensitiverefuge.com/childhood-emotional-neglect/
Date: 8/17/2019 1:08:00 PM
For my daughter Georgia. b.18/9.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/17/2019 1:08:00 PM
You have only "1" mother in this life. Anyone else, attempting to fill those shoes, is an imposter. Time is short. Very short.
Date: 8/17/2019 12:45:00 PM
LJB, 32 yrs, d.18/9.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 8/17/2019 1:19:00 PM
Love, mlb, klb, llb, vcb
Date: 8/17/2019 12:44:00 PM
https://www.airforce.gov.au/about-us/bases/qld/amberley
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