Phoen-ix : Writing

Saint

Saint

A Poem by Phoen-ix


High priestess ofporcelain saintsCatching glimpses of her sweetness in theorange grove sheknelt down and placed at herfeeta bowl of milk and ayellow t..
Angel of Fire

Angel of Fire

A Poem by Phoen-ix


A golden halo, an aura of copper, nestled inside the divine Mother Twined together by sage and holy water An angel, knowing no bounds No me..
Lullaby

Lullaby

A Poem by Phoen-ix


You spent four months writingnursery rhymes for a baby thatyou would never knowandtonight,you're shaking like a newborn calf,under the waning moonLayi..
Devowed

Devowed

A Poem by Phoen-ix


I have never been baptized but I devoted my faith into something higher when my head went under frigid water. A grey canvas washed clean; replenished ..
Homesick

Homesick

A Poem by Phoen-ix


For all that lay out under the futile sunwith kaleidoscope eyesI wish nothing more for you to reach outand with fingertips left unscorched by theflame..
Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

A Poem by Phoen-ix


Peace of mind is only given in a room withWhite wallsA twin sized bed and a view ofGenuine povertyHad my memory come back to meI could of sworn I was ..
Circus Man

Circus Man

A Poem by Phoen-ix


A mother sold her baby to a man in the circus and promised her if she was a good girl she would give her half of her earnings In the evenin..
Honey Limbs

Honey Limbs

A Poem by Phoen-ix


Soak the honey bees in Kerosene andLeave the wasps between the teethCut and line the gum with pothosAnd swallowFaux fireflies danceAnd struggle with..
For What it's Worth

For What it's Worth

A Poem by Phoen-ix


She offered me a smoke on our way back homeWhile she rambled on about how freedom tastes like tang andChildhood of dried blood and gravelThat when you..
Inadequate

Inadequate

A Poem by Phoen-ix


Nails dug into the earth as thoughFingertips dipped into waterAnd I watched the dampened earth seepInto the lines of your handsTongue to lips, to teet..