Lunacy – Aurora Phoenix

your skin should be alabaster

encapsulating the moon’s

shimmering aloof luminescence

as it does.

 

in your absence

musty tatters

of scorched indigo

shroud forlorn luna.

 

your eyes should glow amber

beaming the warmth

of a thousand equatorial suns

as they do.

 

you took your leave

and smogged tentacles

of choking umber

envelope my sol

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Aurora Phoenix

I write as Aurora Phoenix. Nine months ago my world shattered. Unexpectedly and dramatically arrested, I have been incarcerated ever since, as I await the unbearably slow machinations of the system. Devoid of verbal communication that is unmonitored, pen and paper have served as my truest outlet for grief, fear and angst. Armed with toilet paper for intermittently copious tears, my motions experience and reflections are PaperMate poured. In this chapter of my life, I write.

4 thoughts on “Lunacy – Aurora Phoenix

  1. This is a really fantastic piece and very moving.
    I would love to share this at an open mic sometime, with full credit to you the Author.
    I would only do this with your permission.

    Keep writing and also consider a chapbook or full collection.
    Your fan,
    Dave Somerset

    Liked by 2 people

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