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"My Own Country"
I am my own country these firm battlements have delivered milk like honey to a baby’s lips traversing the landscape these undulating hills are the alters men worshipped now less than sacrosanct pushed life forth territorial like vice admiral commanding battalion warship sunk hearts that raised white flags their Morse code eventually pierced my mind with the swords of their thoughts sharp and poignant in my wake left behind rained manna like ash from burning souls imprisoned between glass and flesh closed gate wrote their stories on my windows with ghostly fingers from memories just dreams a manacled fate captured minds to win the war begun before something else was lost before the time of closed in frost I am my own country listening to whispers from the cracked Fibonacci shells on all my broken shores small tsunamis I have collected lying in the shallows drifting in the sands of what was forsaken this is where I began again where the real treasure was found (LadyLabyrinth / 2021) gvlm klb, mlb
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Date: 4/20/2021 10:16:00 AM
Plant your flag and battle on
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Date: 4/20/2021 3:40:00 PM
Why should I defile such pristine ground? No need for that in my new world...I shall leave that burn for others' worlds.
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Date: 4/20/2021 3:38:00 PM
continuing your discussion this morning, humanity is on a downward spiral and if some beauty here in my world can be created, I'm all for escapism. R.I.P. gf. The verdict will not stop the rioting, violence and negative dissent in the land of the brave. flags and battles are for other countries outside of my internal world. Regards, smoking her peace pipe.
Date: 4/20/2021 6:54:00 AM
Wonderful read - had me thinking of the song 'Return to Innocence' :)
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Date: 4/20/2021 1:36:00 PM
https://youtu.be/Rk_sAHh9s08
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Date: 4/20/2021 1:13:00 PM
Hallelujah to that sister.