“Phoenix Rising”

In the dark corner of my life
I hide in my shell
Escaping the stabs of your blade
But they still penetrate
Keep cutting me down.

Try to run, you won’t let me run
Pull me back into hell
Drowning fast into emptiness
I can’t see myself
You’re cutting me down.

But hold on, it’s not over yet
I will rescue what’s left
This crumpled heap of dreams
Will be rebuilt, redeemed
The fearful whisper that was my voice
Will echo loudly through the noise.

I will rise out of the fire
You can burn down alone
I am free
I’m finally free.

– Cafe <3

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This is an original song of mine that started out as a 1+1 (just voice and guitar).

Once “The Butcher” — my songwriting friend from Germany — stepped into the picture as a collaborator, it soared to another level that I could have never achieved on my own.

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14 thoughts on ““Phoenix Rising”

  1. magnifique… HL = huge “like”! :) glad to have come across your awesome blog via Mrs P… my very best, tons of inspiration and cheers! :) Mélanie

  2. Is this an improvised version of a previous song? Because I remember not liking it as much as I do this time round. Haha. Or is it just my mood? Anywayz, good one!

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