John Westlake

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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

Submitted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Topic of this poem: nature


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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

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