Mythical Phoenix

Chosen by Sun god
Joyful bird sings Sun’s glory
Living eternal

Colorful plumage
Full tail of gold and scarlet
Preparing for fate

Mythical phoenix
Reborn from its own ashes
Anew to relive

Image Credit

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

The Height of Haiku Challenge
Day 26 Prompt:


About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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22 Responses to Mythical Phoenix

  1. elegant imagery, excellent Haikus.
    compact stories are popular these days.



  2. dsnake1 says:

    lovely work, as usual. 🙂


  3. Traci B says:

    Terrific telling of the legend, Becca, and the artwork with it is beautiful.


  4. A great subject for this week’s theme. Very nice combination of Haiku.


  5. David King says:

    Beautifully conceived and expressed. The idea of a spiritual life cycle for the phoenix is a new twist for me. I enjoyed reading this.


  6. siggiofmaine says:

    Thank you for this post…I really enjoyed reading it.
    ☮ ♥ Siggi in Downeast Maine


  7. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    An old, old story told in a new way! 🙂

    Can you see a phoenix here or here?


  8. Pat Cegan says:

    Ahhhhhhh, I have missed you and missed your wonderful poetry. Welcome back! Hugs, pat


  9. A spiritual way for getting back to your Haiku postings.
    “Reborn from its own ashes …
    Anew to relive” … yes, indeed you have come back us.
    Hugs and Smilin g …
    Izzy xoxo


  10. Mike says:

    Great haiku Becca.
    Captured the prompt majestically.


  11. Here’s to rising to the new.. :-).. lovely post Becca..


  12. Old Raven says:

    Becca … it has been a while since I have seen your work, or at least it feels that way. These Haiku are excellent.


  13. Nanka says:

    You were missing in action at the challenge becca and with these beautiful words have risen high yourself!! Great haiku today 🙂


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