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"Wishing Well"
Plain Jane blew her wishes down a wishing well Lit long white bless'ed candles dipped in holy water Brackish Crocodile tears from Hell Witches hold hands together Stand united show and tell Plain Jane knows her subjects inside out Sisters plain and simple holding hands united standing by the Wishing Well (LadyLabyrinth/2019) ljb/llb/klb/mlb/gvlm ak/io/to - ALL WOMEN - Plainly seen, undecorated but never Simple
Competition: "She Inspires Series KH Poetry Contest" Muse: ""Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do." Katherine Hepburn Sponsored: Maureen McGreavy Deadline: Sunday 12/1/2020 12:00am

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Date: 5/19/2020 7:06:00 PM
Hello Lady Labyrinth, as I read this poem I can see a kady standing at the wishing well. A beautiful poem. Enjoy your evening my friend.
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Date: 1/29/2020 12:08:00 PM
I like this. It’s like a dark, broken skipping rhyme for the underdog. You’d definitely fall over the skipping rope as well to this one. Unless you were Perfect Penny. She does somersaults over the flippin thing. But then, she doesn’t get to be in our gang.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/29/2020 9:35:00 PM
lol...can't believe you didn't play double rope, we must have been thrill seekers. Love the history behind the froglet. x
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Nina Parmenter
Date: 1/29/2020 4:04:00 PM
Thank you for that journey back to the schoolyard! I was pretty mediocre at skipping and elastics as I recall. I wasn’t a “double rope” girl! The frog is because my Dad used to call me “froglet” when I was little. Until I was really quite big. And yes, she’s a girl - look how she’s rocking the co-ordination with that leaf!
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/29/2020 12:40:00 PM
I'm taking that as a compliment my dear Madame Parmenter. In Queensland, Australia, where my two younger sisters and I were born, we jumped "double ropes", a fait accompli amongst the competitive nuances of the female school yard (which could at times, be more brutal than those of the games the boys played - but in that era, never the twain would meet to play against the other gender); however, the game of Elastics was the way to win within the ranks of the females (girls), it involved compromise between the stringent control of ropes and the bending of rules with the more malleable boundaries of 'elastics', which today I equate with ..err...'grown up' compromise and if possible 'grace'. Thank you for your congrats and kind words. I shall go read your works of art. x p.s. why the Green Frog?...is she a princess? I never fit well in 'gangs'....but I am definitely FEMALE and I assure you, I wouldn't want or have it any other way. :) .x
Date: 1/29/2020 7:59:00 AM
This is thought-provoking. CONGRATS on your win! Janice
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/29/2020 12:41:00 PM
Thank you Janice. I say, I sense a revolutionary in you. Loving your poetry. In particular, "Take this Spencer"...I must away and read the rest... Loving the Bolshy'ness of some of your writes. x
Date: 1/29/2020 12:47:00 AM
Thanks Maureen. x
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Date: 1/28/2020 11:12:00 PM
Congratulations on your win! Like your style of presentation. A bit of Macbeth!
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Date: 1/29/2020 12:46:00 AM
Thank you Krish. x
Date: 1/28/2020 5:12:00 PM
I don't believe men and women are different if you treat someone the way you want to be treated then everything is equal, it's about respect everyone is worth respect, having said that my point dear poet was there are some men who have nor will ever reach manhood, thus my statement some of us are, grown men expect other men to treat women as equal and with respect, we all deserve that
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/29/2020 12:45:00 AM
My dear Monsieur Parker, you are one of the finest poets here, of course your manhood is never in question. I believe Men and Women are different in many ways. But I respect your take on it and I do agree, everyone deserves equality and respect. In my books, respect is a two way street - if you show respect, you should be given it back in return. However, Women and Men are vastly different in physical and emotional make up. I certainly agree with you, 'grown' men should expect other men to treat women as equal and with respect. x
Date: 1/28/2020 5:01:00 PM
Just coming back (as a Martian) Leanne. To say congratulations on your 1st place win! Nanu Nanu x
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/29/2020 3:15:00 AM
You may well laugh. If they're female, we are probably in BIG trouble..."for the female of the species is more deadly than the male" - a man, a noble laureate no less wrote that, and he still saw the truth for what it is. May the force be with you. Thanks Messina.x
Date: 1/25/2020 12:30:00 PM
What's there to know about men other than some of us are and some us are not, it's pretty simple
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/27/2020 9:11:00 PM
Are you kidding me Parker? You're all a flaming mystery...learnt by trial and error. One can only learn from one's mistakes in that arena and hopefully not continue to make the same mistake/s. Men are from Mars and Women definitely are from Venus. If there is such a thing as reincarnation and I'm sent back here to do penance again, I'd still come back as a woman.
Date: 1/4/2020 11:25:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTD. A great write. Makes one think about a wish and a wishing well.........
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/4/2020 2:51:00 PM
Thank you Paula. Wishing you bountiful wishes and dreams coming true from your wishing well. x
Date: 1/2/2020 10:20:00 PM
This was beautifully done. Ann
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/3/2020 12:14:00 AM
Thank you Ann. Women Pirates are way up on the winner's list with me, always. Xx
Date: 1/2/2020 8:25:00 PM
WOW!
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/3/2020 12:20:00 AM
Women on Women. WOW!....Thank you Colonel May. I salute you, daughter of Australian Armed Forces Vietnam Vet (Army), Sgt and (then Airforce, Flt. Lt.), I guess that makes me either rather disciplined or an absolute undisciplined loose cannon.:) I wonder which you are, or the person in that photo - Army, Airforce, Marines?...Women fight just as hard as men in all fields, including war. Put them in a leadership role, in the playing field of War, it could be over real quick....one way or the other. For the Female of the Species is more deadly than the male. At ease soldier. Happy New Year. X
Date: 1/2/2020 7:19:00 PM
I like me a plain woman...but the pretty ones are welcome too lol... you're always invited, Leanne...and Congrats!! on POTD!! my friend...may the new year bring you at least one...Crocodile tear from Hell LOL...love you babe ^WW^ :o)
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Date: 1/3/2020 12:28:00 AM
Agh, there's beauty in all things, the plain underneath all the greaspaint, smoke and mirrors, could be rather confrontingly beautiful. If you are going to cry, my advice is never fake it, (All genders) in fact, never fake anything. Warm regards Angel of Light, the Crocodile Tear Angel running around capturing full cups from the pools of poetess' eyes, stagnantly waiting, or rippling over the edge, the tears to be converted into Love Potion No. 9 for all the plain and beautiful women standing around a flaming wishing well. Call it the chemistry of tears. Xx
Date: 1/2/2020 4:34:00 PM
Plain Jane has got a brain...the witchy woman drives a man insane (lol) Great write Leanne! Congratulations on POTD! Wishing you, Wanda.. and your family a wonderful 2020. Superb poetry Sending love Charlie x
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/3/2020 12:36:00 AM
ALL women have a lethal brain, they come in all shapes and sizes. Some are shinier than others, they could be plain or fully iridescent in their true power, these are the women who the other women, waiting to achieve iridescence, need to understand first, and strategically approach or network with, to plainly understand that there is no fully fathoming men, there never will be, whether a woman is plain or beautiful. Men are a complete mystery, and that is why opposites attract. The deal to understanding anyone is to read between the lines, and listen, then to approach reality empathetically. You want something, go get it, stop sitting around in a pow-wow tent ruminating over who knows best. The universe will work it all out. Always. Thanks Messina. x
Date: 1/2/2020 2:57:00 PM
Absolutely beautifully written.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/3/2020 12:43:00 AM
Thank you Herr Neumann. I try. x
Date: 1/2/2020 9:16:00 AM
A great message Leanne. Happy to see it showcased. T xx
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/2/2020 10:25:00 AM
X. Thank you V.S.A.S.
Date: 1/2/2020 8:42:00 AM
great poem LL :) Congrats on POTD! Happy New Year to you and yours x:-)-luloo
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/2/2020 8:58:00 AM
Thank you Luloo. All the best for 2020 and much success with all endeavours you pursue this year, including your writing. Leanne. x
Date: 1/1/2020 4:53:00 PM
GEORGIA. x
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/2/2020 11:39:00 AM
Always believe in yourself. Never, EVER, give up on yourself. Never fake it. Never Waste it. Take advice on board, go with your logic, listen to your intuition. Forward on with your most successful year yet. Love you very much, to the Moon beyond eternity and back. More than all the stars in the sky, all the pearls in the ocean, every grain of sand and more than Time. Love Mum. 2020 New Year. XxOo.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/1/2020 5:31:00 PM
"Don't Chase People, Be Yourself. Surround yourself with Positive People". x https://youtu.be/QsumYK9o0Ew
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Date: 1/1/2020 5:30:00 PM
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Date: 1/1/2020 4:53:00 PM
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Date: 1/1/2020 4:24:00 PM
Alas! I never dated or married a plain Jane. Thus I suffered so! Yet I think if I could do it over- I'd still go after the ravishingly beautiful, drop-dead gorgeous, sexy vixens! As such seems to be in my genes and my dreams of what life-love-sex and pleasure is all about. Leopard can not lose its spots. Sad but true.. Great verse my friend. A fav..
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/1/2020 4:51:00 PM
Lindley! Happy New Year. I am yet to read your latest and comment. New Years has taken up some of my time. Winners are grinners...let the dice roll and fall as they will. Roll on 2020. Sometimes you have to lose to win. x
Date: 1/1/2020 11:25:00 AM
I like this ditty you wrote Leanne. It reads and flows off the tongue so readily. I've met a few witches, some good and some bad, but the plain ones are the ones you have to watch carefully.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/1/2020 3:11:00 PM
Happy New Year Swartzmeister! Shall have to go check to see if you have posted any of your super intense, highly charged poems again. You make an interesting observation. I stand by my comment to Joe DiMino below. But from a male's perspective Rudyard Kipling understood women without a doubt and has it correct on so many levels in his poem, "The Female of the Species". Whether plain or beautiful, the Chameleons are the ones to watch out for...but women won't progress rapidly, if at all, unless they think strategically and stand united. They are their best support, not the males. Love to you and yours and all the best 2020. L XX0
Date: 12/31/2019 9:23:00 PM
For ALL the witches (plain or otherwise) ....2020, is your year, grab it by the balls and run with it. For those who are past running, chill baby and still grab 'em. What you do or do not do with them, is entirely in your own hands. HNY. x
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/1/2020 5:09:00 PM
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/1/2020 5:08:00 PM
Beautiful. https://youtu.be/eAfyFTzZDMM
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 1/1/2020 4:56:00 PM
Lindley, Revert "Female of the Species", Kipling. I will always stand by the female first, this is the way I have been raised, by a single parent (father). From that upbringing, I have a rare insight and empathy for the male of the species, but nature will always bring forth the true survivors (female), for in nature, the female will always fight to survive on many levels to protect herself but more importantly her prodigy/legacy, unless she is beaten to the ground physically and emotionally by a male. It is well worth considering, not all males are lacking empathy for the female. Women can be just as hard on each other, but they need to learn to stand with each other and support, not tear each other down. x
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Robert Lindley
Date: 1/1/2020 4:17:00 PM
My first two wives were witches, each one with a devious streak a mile long. Not even close to being smarter(or more educated) than I, but light-years ahead in being deviously manipulative and wickedly cunning. As such, as so many of the females are forced by the world to be, IMHO. Each one used my bring truly in love against me(a weakness they had not). I never won out until I found a way to break that chain. Such is life and oft men suffer so- yet when turning off love- a man can then truly defend himself....
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Date: 12/31/2019 10:18:00 PM
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Date: 12/31/2019 9:43:00 PM
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 9:23:00 PM
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Date: 12/31/2019 5:08:00 PM
Admittedly; as an artist I love physical beauty--but do not worship it. My best relationships have always been with minds and not bodies. A beautiful mind, vanquishes age, dissolves blemishes and opens one to experience truly divine enchantment. Love this little work of yours.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 8:49:00 PM
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and true beauty, from all genders comes from within. No woman will ever know the workings of the male intelligence, no matter how they present externally to the world or gloat internally like a blowfish to their higher self. United they stand a ghost of a chance. Happy New Year DiMino. x
Date: 12/31/2019 12:34:00 PM
Sweetly done; not obvious, covert and secretive. I liked it ever so much L.L.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 12:47:00 PM
;) from the KAOS Agency. V.S. Agt 99 from the 2020 New Year shores of Oz. x Lovin' this assigned package for decoding, https://youtu.be/OlLrn6AVV2s
Date: 12/31/2019 10:47:00 AM
Plain ain’t always easy to see. When we look close enough magical beings appear. Blessings for 2020.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 8:55:00 PM
I always dig the responses myself. Rather educational. ;) HNY Lamour 'eux x
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/31/2019 8:14:00 PM
Ha ha, "Enigma, Principles of Lust" Very Monk like indeed. Great CD.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/31/2019 8:10:00 PM
Im not sure which is more entertaining, the poems or the responses. ;0)
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 11:15:00 AM
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 11:13:00 AM
You're obviously inhaling way too much of that monkish incense your swinging from your monkish thurible. Happy New Year ...possibly... Lamoureux. Bless'ed Be... why am I feeling like I'm in an outake from Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale? So plain, it's edible.
Date: 12/31/2019 7:04:00 AM
Very cool, LL. A haunting poem.
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 7:16:00 AM
12.04 am New Years Australia. Happy New Year Line. Amour, Leanne. x amor, armour. I stand and raise a toast to all our shining plain sisters in this fair and prestigious site. :)
Date: 12/31/2019 5:49:00 AM
I getting a Cinderella vibe coming off this with the sisters around a wishing well... Happy New Year Modesty
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 12/31/2019 6:08:00 AM
WELL ...you're there and I'm here mate. Sisters always unite. Don't they? Happy New Year Schmidt. xx
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