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The life of a phoenix

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The life of a phoenix

Far beyond the oceans deep, 
in an unknown land
lived the loveliness’ own bird,
dear like golden sand.
Feathers made of rainbow light
well-bred was her will,
for the sad she gave her tears
healing dead and ill.

Aye - she was beloved, but …
then she was betrayed!
Feathers felt in mans fume out;
help is always late.
Heart broke.
Her lovely spirit darkened
like a cloud in spring
when her life was broken down
like a golden ring.

With wings of leather suffering
she was found again.
One more time she had to face
love - and the pain then.
Heart broke as crystal splitters.
Her eyes transformed to red.
scales suit skins surface
fire was her breath -
she became a dragon.

Deep inside her entity
still the phoenix lives.
Loves the music, loves the joy
loves whoever gives
her the love and kindness back
that she does deserve
And in friendships fire blaze
she will face rebirth.

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  1. Date: 8/20/2008 2:07:00 AM
    Magical!!! Congratulations on this wonderful feature of the week. Lainie

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 1:20:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem of the week! Great work ,Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 12:14:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery to forward your thoughts. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 12:10:00 PM
    Mika - And the Phoenix lives on in the minds of mortals - Great featured poem

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 10:15:00 AM
    Congratulations Mike on having your poem featured! Nicole

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 8:28:00 AM
    Congratulations Mika on your ballad being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 6:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Mika on this amazing poem being featured this week! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 3:39:00 AM
    Congratulations Mika on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol