I am the Phoenix


Yesterday I was okay.

Yesterday there were people to wipe the tears away.

Yesterday I was not alone.

Yesterday I was whole...

But now I am shattered.


Pieces of porcelain skin

lay scattered on the ground.

The painted face is broken

into shards of decaying pottery.


The innocent smile

of a naive little girl

adorns the face of a woman

who broke away from the world.

The face is shattered,

can anyone show me the way?


The pottery shards

are sharp on my feet

as I rise.


The blood

flows fast

and hard.


I rise from the shards

of my old self

and into the skies of

my future

like the phoenix

rising from the ashes.


My blood waters the earth and I am free...

  • Author: Elegant_Style (Offline Offline)
  • Published: December 4th, 2016 17:29
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 67
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  • WriteBeLight

    Very vivid poetry. I love the graphic as well!

  • Augustus

    I love the style and the message.

  • Elegant_Style

    thank you both!!

  • Francesco

    Very evocative, thank you for sharing

  • Christina8

    I love the style of your poetry. The picture makes it perfect! So vivid! Thanks for sharing!

  • Elegant_Style

    thanks you guys!!!

  • Aals

    holy moly, can you work with me someday soon on a fusion poem ?

    • Elegant_Style

      sure, if you want me too

    • Voicesecho88

      ....interesting style. I look forward to your future progress. Really nice xD

    • HappyMarii

      I understand what you're trying to say, and on this day, I really needed it. Thank you, keep rising.

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