John Westlake

Gold Star - 15,915 Points (Crawley)

005. A Volcano Erupts - Poem by John Westlake

The lonely darkness
swallows up the light of day
nothing is left of the light
but a thin pin prick

The pin prick opens
the dark is lit up
a fire burns bright
the flames reach up
with burning hands

Three silver rings
thick and thin
a circle of gold
bubble in the fire

As gold liquid flows
the thunder is heard
as grey light is lit up
from the volcano

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This number 5 in my collection. Written during a PE lesson in which i had forgotten my kit. I consider myself lucky i had a note book with me at the time

Comments about 005. A Volcano Erupts by John Westlake

  • Gold Star - 12,156 Points Bri Edwards (4/25/2015 7:54:00 PM)

    Poetry Eruption lesson? appropriate. never leave home without a notebook, or a writing stick. bri :) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 307 Points Nancy Oyula (9/15/2014 5:39:00 AM)

    Nice one............... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 136 Points Farina Afrin Malik (5/15/2014 9:12:00 PM)

    The description is really quite vivid. I loved how it gave me a vibe of the essence of Lord Of the Rings. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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