Want this in red ink on my ribs. The phoenix, actually spelled "phenix" in middle english, is a greek mythological creature that represents rebirth. it is reborn from its ashes when it dies. it is a symbol adopted by early christianity (resurrection).
A bird that lived for five or six centuries in the Arabian desert, after this time burning itself on a funeral pyre and rising from the ashes with renewed youth to live through another cycle. -expand wings to go around shoulder a bit