Phoen-ix : Writing

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..
Eyes of Onyx; Mouth of Maggots.

Eyes of Onyx; Mouth of Maggots.

A Poem by Phoen-ix


Leeches and foxglove wrapped around the ribs of a faunAn acidic cell of gluttonous mothswith fertile eggsAnd fragile wingsPlastered to aTainted tongue..
Purgatory

Purgatory

A Poem by Phoen-ix


I wonder if God wouldBe spiteful ifHe found out thatI'm in loveWith all thingsTaintedI wonder if the DevilWould be displeased ifHe found out thatI'm i..
Highspire

Highspire

A Poem by Phoen-ix


Sickly sweetRipened fruitOn the tip ofYour tongueLikeSulfur
no one ever gave me the right

no one ever gave me the right

A Poem by Phoen-ix


I’ll wait for you To crawl into the crevices of my brain Collapse into thousands of Pure white feathers And sink into the black res..
Carnations

Carnations

A Poem by Phoen-ix


Don't show up at my doorstepWith liliesin your delicate handsInsteadBring me clementinesAnd I will show youThat the sweetnessWithin the pulpWill not b..
Rooms Full of Headaches

Rooms Full of Headaches

A Poem by Phoen-ix


I have spentthe last63 dayslying in bedin the darkStaring atThe ceilingAnd the four walls around meBecause the moonHas been castingShadows upon themAn..
Ivory

Ivory

A Poem by Phoen-ix


She said, “you’re crazy; a raving lunatic who takes everything to heart and thinks too much.” To which he replied, “If you fee..
Stomaching the truth

Stomaching the truth

A Poem by Phoen-ix


She was her own brand of candy Pleasant at first Succulent and sweet But the more her name Rolled off of your tongue The more sour ..