Valerie Dohren

Silver Star - 4,021 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Volcano - Poem by Valerie Dohren

Seething cauldron, an inferno
belching noxious vapours
spewing red hot molten lava
spilling down mountainside
to drown the land in sulphurated destruction

Rocks hurtling through the air,
falling everywhere -

- turning into words pouring from lips
burning - destroying


Comments about Volcano by Valerie Dohren

  • Silver Star - 3,913 Points Dave Walker (12/7/2012 2:07:00 AM)

    A short and powerful poem. Like it. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 16,874 Points * Sunprincess * (9/25/2012 9:16:00 PM)

    Wow could just see the volcano and glad I wasn't in the path of destruction..excellent write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 27,758 Points Valsa George (6/20/2012 12:41:00 AM)

    Very true! unkind words can burn like the sulphrous lava from a volcano! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,319 Points Smoky Hoss (3/18/2012 7:08:00 AM)

    Your way of morphing natural occurences into human emotions is excellent. Stunning even. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Frank Acquafredda (3/11/2012 10:26:00 AM)

    nice, i liked it...i will def check out a few more. i am new to the site, but i like what i see so far (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,720 Points Neela Nath (3/9/2012 12:38:00 PM)

    Strong.Diction praiseworthy. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 145 Points Robert Green (3/9/2012 8:43:00 AM)

    Great poem again Val :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 11 Points Micmac Mccrory (3/8/2012 8:03:00 AM)

    Waterfall and Volcano two straight to the point poems. I like the way you write. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (3/8/2012 7:48:00 AM)

    True, words can be powerfully destructive. Great analogy. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 15, 2012


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