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Ransom

"Ransom"
Held to ransom words inject your mind pierce your skin drawn backwards you transcend, you look within a bloodied mind the numbness melts inconsequential ignobles and dreary misfortune a polar ice cap lying cold on stony heart rescinds Blue blood bleeds Red Mystery Girl Implodes your heart Reconnaissance transforms on a dead even plateau transfigures a bipedal head becomes eight legs Tarantula reaching You are sitting in your seat of power Throne of Amygdala far past the Courts of Cerebellum Outside of the Tarot Fallen Tower Pure gold held in your sceptre remittance from genuflecting The Antebellum you bestow your imperial insignia. Your world not theirs, who'd want theirs? You swallow mistakes, heartache, love lost, a powerful elixir cast on a stage fast fleeting this life Your spell will breathe once it hearkens your royal command all this, Mystery Girl has the strength to conquer Begin again Begin again Mirror Mirror on the wall See yourself, Truest power of your All Keep focused on your windows Outside, let The Others, fall You keep marching forwards Mystery Girl Hold your head up high Stand Tall In your story. They are held to ransom staring at their windows brushing teeth before bedtime one last look without flinching away, they hear your words their Eyes close their Dreams fall away away Let their dead minds diagnose. Listen to your heart. Open wide your windows. Walk forward, through and past the empty chortling fray, Smiling, it's your day (LadyLabyrinth/2019) for Mystery Girl, Poland
https://youtu.be/S5-ddLodThA Fever Ray - The Wolf
“Advice to my younger self: 1 Start where you are with what you have 2 Try not to hurt other people 3 Take more chances 4 If you fail, keep trying”
https://youtu.be/Sewd37tx0W8 Fever Ray - I Am Not Done
“One of the worst times to give up on yourself is when you are surrounded by negative circumstances. Your life is too precious to ever allow it to become a prisoner to trials and tribulations.”
"Believe in yourself, go after your dreams, and don't let anyone put you in a box."

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 7/3/2019 4:10:00 AM
You had me at "blue blood bleeds red"... love it. Ann
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 7/19/2019 8:15:00 PM
Thanks Ann.
Date: 6/6/2019 6:17:00 PM
hello lady Labyrunth, I use to be in the box,as i grew up. I am not there anymore. have a nice evening my friend.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 6/21/2019 3:26:00 AM
This is refreshing to hear Lady Beaulieu.
Date: 5/16/2019 12:48:00 AM
Hi Lady Labyrinth - an exquisite write and a truly deserved POTD - Congratulations! Hugs, Jennifer.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/17/2019 12:44:00 AM
Thank you.
Date: 5/12/2019 3:09:00 PM
Great wisdom in your words LL, congrats on POTD. Tom
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/12/2019 3:45:00 PM
Thank you, Tom.
Date: 5/12/2019 4:16:00 AM
Congratulations on having this wonderful poem honored with POTD! : )
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/12/2019 2:26:00 PM
Thank you Connie.
Date: 5/11/2019 9:46:00 PM
A very intense, deep and thoughtful piece. One crafted with intelligence, care, insight and understanding. Congratulations on this gem with it important message being chosen to be POTD! A fav,..
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 10:32:00 PM
As always Lindley, thank you for your kind comment.
Date: 5/11/2019 5:11:00 PM
The power of your poem held me in fascination, Lady Labyrinth, you never fail to mesmerize. Congratulations, Leanne, for your wonderful recognition with POTD honors. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 5:14:00 PM
x, thanks suz.
Date: 5/11/2019 5:07:00 PM
thank you to all. I wasn't expecting any accolades. I've been taking time out to read all your poems (and I am writing another project outside of these pages). I came across Mystery Girl from Poland, who inspired me to write these words, thinking of her and other people who have the curse of Bi Polar, or depression (clinical, or main stream). It is a debilitating condition, some one close to me has Bi Polar and depression runs in most families, you may or may not be surprised.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 5:08:00 PM
It is not only debilitating, it can be life threatening and people must watch and listen to not only those close to themselves, who they love and care for, but others, who may even be strangers, totally alone, with no love nor care around them; compassion is not expensive, but it does require you to step back and look inwards, what if it were you? If you are aware you are going downhill, or absolutely alone, and you believe there is no one that cares, reach out to your doctor. Outside of doctors and psychologists/psychiatrists - there ARE people who care. But you must Never Never EVER give up on yourself...In the meantime keep writing (Mystery Girl, Poland), it is not only therapeutic, it is cathartic/cleansing, and creativity is a beautiful thing, even in it's darkness. x
Date: 5/11/2019 10:37:00 AM
Wow...not easy...poetry in bloom...a lovely garden of words...Congratulations...
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 5:15:00 PM
no, not easy. depression/bi polar two very difficult maladies that certainly do hold a person to ransom. gracias Signor. x
Date: 5/11/2019 7:52:00 AM
An Anthem. Powerfully, elegantly penned; Throne of Amygdala, I cannot begin... a fave ;) Congratulations on POTD Leanne! (if I remembered right) xomo
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 5:16:00 PM
well that's a bit generous McGreavy. If only I could write the sublime short poetry that you do. thank you.
Date: 5/11/2019 7:00:00 AM
You are an Enigma, my friend...and your poetry a mystification...exposing truth and wisdom...Congrats!! on POTD!!...^WW^...{*J*}
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 5:31:00 PM
Lots of enigmas in these pages Light Warrior. not sure about wisdom, but you'll find truth in most of the writes, not just mine. thank you
Date: 5/10/2019 10:36:00 AM
"HONEY," she smiles,"life ain't all butterflies, bluebirds and perfumed rooms full of sweet peas and roses...Kiddo, more times than not, you're the knight in shining armour." Anonymous.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/11/2019 5:18:00 PM
...that's for my prodigy...and any other woman in here, but it could also apply to the men. lol
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 5/11/2019 7:48:00 AM
Oh I love that!
Date: 5/10/2019 9:49:00 AM
https://youtu.be/Sewd37tx0W8
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 5/10/2019 9:50:00 AM
;)
Date: 5/10/2019 8:30:00 AM
"Believe in yourself, go after your dreams, and don't let anyone put you in a box."
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